psychological operation


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psychological operation

n.
An operation conducted as part of psychological warfare. Also called psyop.
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It's a psychological operation against our people instead of sa usapin ng public safety," Zarate said at the Congress joint session on Wednesday.
Also, I do believe that the main obstacles to the path of true religion in the West is the lavishly-funded psychological operation seeking to divide humanity and thereby enslave humanity under a psychopathic regime of warlords whose wish is to transform Jerusalem into their imperial capital.
Also on Monday, Iran's Chief of Staff Major General Hassan Firouzabadi described the ISIL as a Frankenstein monster created through a media hype by the Zionists in a psychological operation to frighten the Muslim states and advance their goals, stressing that Iraq alone will be enough to annihilate the terrorist group.
Hentea, a colonel in the Romanian Armed Forces working in the psychological operation section of the Romanian General Staff and a psychological operations and information operation staff officer in NATO's headquarters in Kosovo in 2003-4, describes and assesses what he judges to be the failure of the West's information war (propaganda) activities during the Balkan Wars of the 1990s, while also looking at the propaganda efforts of other forces.
Hassan Firouzabadi described the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant as a Frankenstein monster created through a media hype by the Zionists in a psychological operation to frighten the Muslim states and advance their goals, stressing that Iraq alone will be enough to annihilate the terrorist group.
Earlier today, Iran's Chief of Staff Major General Hassan Firouzabadi described the ISIL as a Frankenstein monster created through a media hype by the Zionists in a psychological operation to frighten the Muslim states and advance their goals, stressing that Iraq alone will be enough to annihilate the terrorist group.
In Tehran, military analysts believe that such threats and warnings are all nonsense and merely serve psychological operation purposes since the Iranian military commanders are protected by heavy security measures and cannot be reached easily, while the al-Qaeda lacks sophisticated skills, ability and the needed organization in Iran.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A former Syrian minister lashed out at the Turkish government for its rhetoric about a military strike on the Kurdish region of Northern Syria, calling it a psychological operation.
Psychological operations when fully coordinated with tactical, operational and strategic planning and effectively integrated into decision-making process make it possible to attain covert desired objectives without being noticed by the targeted audience.
The Saudis who have not been able to attain their ominous goals in the long war and military aggression put themselves in more bottlenecks using nave and improper psychological operations by raising stupid, baseless and fully false allegations," Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said.
Robert Kodolsky has provided a most interesting story on psychological operations in Vietnam, concentrating on the leaflet programs.
The C-130J-SOF provides the capability to execute Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and psychological operations, airdrop resupply, personnel recovery, humanitarian relief, as well as infiltration, exfiltration and re-supply of SOF personnel.

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