Accession Number:

AD1101048

Title:

Russias Information Warfare: Exploring the Cognitive Dimension

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

Marine Corps Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning Quantico United States

Report Date:

2019-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

The U.S. military increasingly invests in capabilities to meet challenges from the growth of strategic competition in the information environment, which is aimed at influencing and disrupting adversaries and other groups. By analyzing Russias approach to information warfare, this article adds to the current understanding of the Russian modus operandi in the information environment. The article argues that the success of competitive strategies in this domain requires not only investment in its technical and informational dimensions but also deep knowledge of its most important onn the cognitive dimension. The article concludes with recommendations to incorporate cognitive dimension considerations in Marine Corps operations in the information environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE