Study: PSYOPS Require More Money, Soldiers, High-Level DOD Attention

By Jason Sherman / October 26, 2005 at 5:00 AM
The Defense Department should fundamentally overhaul its military psychological operations apparatus by providing an infusion of cash and new technology, while developing a streamlined process for approving messages for dissemination. These are among a raft of new recommendations from a Pentagon-commissioned study for bolstering the capabilities of U.S. military units that wield not only rifles but also employ the printing press and broadcast microphone in an effort to influence opinion and actions during a contingency. Christopher Lamb, senior research fellow...

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