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Psychological warfare.


(Military) military esp US psychological warfare


psychological warfare.
[1950–55, Amer.; by shortening]
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Psywar only gives intangible but important results that need to be synchronised with policy and national aims.
Military psywar units concentrated primarily on overt propaganda for maximum credibility of their messages.
It makes you feel like demanding a special war crimes tribunal for corporate media executives and owners who joined the roll-up to "shock and awe" as non-uniformed psywar ops.
The EC-130E ABCCC (Airborne Battlefield Command and Control Center) is clearly very different in equipment from the psywar EC-130E Commando Solo, which makes radio and TV broadcasts and is only flown by the Pennsylvania National Guard.
In a sampling of social science publications of the 1970s and 80s, as annotated by Signorielli and Gerbner (1988: 201-219), the following opinions were indicated: Yonah Alexander says that the media provide terrorist groups with useful tools that serve their propaganda and psywar ends (1978).