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Air University Student Research Paper 1998

Title: Information Operations: America's Plan for Strategic Failure

Subject: This paper highlights problems with America's approach to information operations. These are the military's operational-level fixation and the government's fragmented approach to information operations.

Author(s): Blake F. Lindner; George J. Stein (Faculty Advisor)

DTIC Keywords: CONVENTIONAL WARFARE, ELECTRONIC WARFARE, LIMITED WARFARE, PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE, SPACE WARFARE, STRATEGIC WARFARE, TACTICAL WARFARE, UNCONVENTIONAL WARFARE

Abstract: This paper highlights problems with America's approach to information operations. These are the military's operational-level fixation and the government's fragmented approach to information operations. The paper recommends leaders fully accept the strategic value of information, include information as an instrument of national power, and broaden the defensive approach of the President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection to include proactive measures.


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