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What is the role of information operations in supporting training missions? Or, when is a tweet more than just a tweet? | Small Wars Journal

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Is anything achieved in the following instance?

“A partner force soldier tweets about a recently completed mission on his unit’s social media account.”

Tweets and other social media posts and broadcasts are normally not deemed measures of effectiveness (MOE). A successful MOE creates a desired change in the behavior of the target, such as gaining assistance from a partner force or causing enemy fighters to defect. These information operations are instead a measure of performance (MOP), especially when done by a partner force. This article by Small Wars Journal delves deeper into shortcomings in IO doctrine, particularly in Africa.

Source: https://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/what-role-information-operations-supporting-training-missions-or-when-tweet-more-just

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