UK Government Looks to ‘Armed Propaganda’ to Win Wars

The UK’s Ministry of Defence is looking to the behavioral sciences – “armed propaganda” – to win wars. Techniques such as deception and propaganda have been the mainstay of warfare for thousands of years, but there is a growing belief that the modern world has changed so fundamentally that war itself needs to be refigured. Confrontations between standing armies of large nation states are becoming rare while conflicts with guerrilla or terrorist groups, barely distinguishable from the

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