Tahrir Flags by AK Rockefeller

It was not because of social media that Mohamed Bouazizi, a Tunisian street vendor set himself on fire to protest the confiscation of his wares and the harassment and humiliation inflicted on him by the Tunisian Government. But it was social media that help turn his...

US Army Lieutenant Colonel Daniel King, Deputy Director at US Pacific Command on the North Korean Nuclear threat and a rise in spoofed Facebook pages of US Military officials.  This is an excerpt for an audio interview with the Lt. Colonel, which is available for...

A convoy of U.S. armoured vehicles leave the forward operating base Loyalty for a mission in Baghdad March 15, 2007. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (IRAQ)

This case study reveals how the US Dept. of Defense integrated social media as an information operations capability without compromising operational security (OPSEC).

This conflict continued for at least a next decade as an Iraqi insurgency emerged to oppose the occupying forces and the post-invasion Iraqi government and this article details precisely the role social media played in that struggle.

Information Operations involves primarily the use of cyberspace operations such as electronic warfare (EW), computer network operations (CNO), psychological operations (PSYOP), military deception (MILDEC), and operations security (OPSEC), in concert with