Military Social Influence in the Global Information Environment: A Civilian Primer

  title={Military Social Influence in the Global Information Environment: A Civilian Primer},
  author={S. B. King},
  journal={Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy},
  • S. B. King
  • Published 2011
  • Engineering
  • Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy
  • This article provides an overview of the role of social influence in modern U.S. military affairs. Many military strategists are now convinced that modern warfare is centered on a battle for public opinion, rather than a battle for physical terrain. As a result, new military periodic literature, texts, doctrine, and initiatives are increasingly likely to place social influence at the core of military operations. Unfortunately, this literature and doctrine is developing in a conversation that is… CONTINUE READING
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