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psychological warfare

n.
The use of various techniques, such as propaganda and terror, to induce or reinforce attitudes favorable to a war effort among a population or government.

psychological warfare

n
1. (Military) the military application of psychology, esp to propaganda and attempts to influence the morale of enemy and friendly groups in time of war
2. (Psychology) the military application of psychology, esp to propaganda and attempts to influence the morale of enemy and friendly groups in time of war
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Noun1.psychological warfare - the use of psychological tactics to destroy the opponents' morale
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
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Stressing that the leaks in this regard fall within the activities of Israel in the psychological war, to provoke tension and confusion and sectarian division in Iraqi society According to the letter sent to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives by the NIA: early this year, websites and social networks activated and called on Iraqis to normalize relations and establish peace with Israel, most notably (Israel in the Iraqi dialect and Israel in Arabic), where on 1-7- 2019, the Israeli (Eddie Cohen) wrote on his personal Twitter account that current and former Iraqi parliamentarians or their representatives have secretly visited Israel and they are (Ahmad al-Jubouri, Ahmad al-Jarba, Abdul Rahman al-Luizi, Abdul Rahim al-Shammari, Khalid al-Mufraji, and Alia Nassif).
Iranians will not capitulate to this new psychological war," he added.
Major General Hossein Salami, appointed head of the Guards last month, told parliament on Sunday the United States had started a psychological war in the region, the parliamentary spokesman said.
He added, "If (the Americans) make a move we will hit them in the head." Separately, the commander of the Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday that the United States has started a psychological war in the region, according to a parliamentary spokesman.
On the other hand, the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesperson, that the US has started a psychological war in the region.
"The atmosphere indicates that psychological war is moving faster than economic war, and those who created this tension, have affected the market as well," he noted.
"America has launched an economic and psychological war as a last resort … But America's plots and its plans for sanctions will be defeated through continued resistance," said Jafari.
30 (SUNA)- President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has directed the National Congress youths to use the social media to combat the psychological war and frustration.
GENEVA (Reuters) - America is waging a psychological war against Iran and its business partners, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, according to the Tasnim news agency.
Now it is time to inflict psychological war on its opponents.
"We don't have preconditions for talks with America," said Rouhani who considered Trump's call for talks either addressed for the American people or a psychological war against the Iranian people.

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