Pentagon Ju-Jitsu – reshaping the field of propaganda

  title={Pentagon Ju-Jitsu – reshaping the field of propaganda},
  author={Emma L Briant},
  journal={Critical Sociology},
  pages={361 - 378}
  • E. Briant
  • Published 1 May 2019
  • Political Science
  • Critical Sociology
This article presents qualitative research examining adaptation to global asymmetric threats and a modern media environment of US Government propaganda systems by planners following 9-11, which proceeded largely unhindered by public debate. It draws on interviews with US elite sources including foreign policy, defense and intelligence personnel and documentary sources to explore how dissent was contained. A ‘merging’ of Psychological Operations and Public Affairs has been identified as a point… 
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