Contemporary wars are largely wars of influence and they will not necessarily be won by those with the most information or the most accurate data. They will be won by those effectively tell the meaning of the information and what difference it makes for the audience.
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Information Warfare: the Lost Tradecraft by Howard Gambrill Clark
Do you want to dissolve the effects of fake news on you and your loved ones? Want to be safe against cybercrime and attacks? Want to stop Russian meddling in elections? Want to collapse twitter-crazed narcissism in politics? Want to shield your community from gangs and terrorists’ ability to recruit? Want to better the world through social awakening? Want to do this morally, ethically, and legally?
Are you sick of slickness and style winning over sober substance?
Are you sick of Machiavellians getting their way through subversion and cheap tricks?
Then this book is for you.
Dr. Howard Gambrill Clark, Ph.D. is a Yale graduate with twenty years of experience and research in countering violent extremism and counterterrorism: U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer and special unit commander (Iraq, Afghanistan, and Philippines); White House National Economic Council counterterrorism analyst; Department of Homeland Security Senior Intelligence Officer for Headquarters Operations Directorate and Senior Intelligence Analyst for Counter Radicalization; and Special Operations Command senior consultant and trainer for countering violent extremism and stability operations as well as service to the U.S. Information Agency and U.S. Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. He received his doctorate from King’s College London War Studies
Dr. Clark currently trains and mentors senior executives and senior military leaders on counterterrorism, countering violent extremism, information warfare, cyberwarfare, guerrilla warfare, strategic intelligence, and strategic influence.
Dr. Clark’s other books include Defeating Violent Extremists: The Tradecraft (2016) and Revolt Against al-Qa`ida (2010).