Navigation Links
Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs
Date:4/18/2009

Terrorist organizations sometimes have an advantage in the media. A new study by Dr. Yaniv Levyatan of the University of Haifa, published in the journal of Israel's National Security College, describes how our side can regain the advantage in this arena too.

"Information warfare" plays a crucial role in the struggle against terrorist organizations, sometimes more so than conventional weapons. Therefore, the information warfare against terrorist organizations ought to be instigated and on the attack, and should continue even when military warring has ended. Thus concludes a new study by Dr. Yaniv Levyatan of the Ezri Center for the Study of Iran and the Gulf at the University of Haifa, which was published in the National Security College's Bitachon Leumi journal.

According to Dr. Levyatan, in the modern field of struggle between a sovereign country and a terrorist organization it is also necessary to relate to the information warfare that is taking place in the new and traditional media as well as other technological platforms, from the Internet to computer games. "The terrorist organizations invest efforts in information warfare tools, which enables them to bridge the physical gap between them and their conventional fighting forces. Today, these organizations frequently hold an advantageous stance in this field," he points out.

The study also shows that terrorist organizations have created built-in advantages in the information warfare. For example, one of the conclusions of the Second Lebanon War is that one of Hezbollah's targets was to drag Israel into a disproportionate response so that it would be able to exhibit Israel in the Western and Arab media as a brutal country. Hezbollah's and Hamas's use of citizen populations as human shields is also intended to display Israel in the media as an inhumane country.

In order to counter the terrorist organizations' advantages, Dr. Levyatan presents strategies that Isr
'/>"/>

Contact: Rachel Feldman
rfeldman@univ.haifa.ac.il
University of Haifa
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. ImmuneRegen Responds to Defense Threat Reduction Agency Request for Information
2. Updated NIH Guidelines Offer Valuable Information on Asthma Diagnosis and Management
3. Six UK Hospitals Join Together in Using Varian Medical Oncology Information Network
4. Thomson Scientific to Host Pharmaceutical Vision - A Users Conference for Information, Regulatory Affairs, Competitive Intelligence and Biotechnology Professionals
5. IFRS Information - First Half of 2007
6. Cephalon Reinforces Important Prescribing and Dosing Information for FENTORA
7. Researchers improve ability to write and store information on electronic devices
8. Warner Chilcott Announces New Information in USPTO Reexamination of Taclonex Patent
9. Stevens researchers provide new information about mass spectrometry
10. VIA Pharmaceuticals Lead Compound, VIA-2291, Chosen as a Top Ten Most Licensable Cardiovascular Program for Windhover Informations Therapeutic Area Partnerships Conference
11. Salugens Award-Winning Research on Using DNA Information to Customize Nutritional Supplementation for Weight Loss Presented at the Second Annual Bruce Ames International Symposium on Nutritional Genomics at the University of California, Davis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/23/2014)... Physicists Sergei Filippov (MIPT and Russian Quantum Center ... Brno, Czech Republic, and the Institute of Physics ... preserve quantum entanglement of particles passing through an ... long distances. Details are provided in an article ... (see preprint). , Quantum entangled particles are ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... MD (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 ... an LC/MS amino acid analysis system developed jointly ... the UF-Amino Station can analyze 38 amino acids ... The UF-Amino Station achieves high-speed analysis utilizing a ... The LCMS-2020 provides accurate analytical results even under ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... 2014 StemGenex® , the leading ... US aimed at improving the lives of patients dealing ... for Parkinson’s disease. StemGenex believes that a commitment ... are paramount when providing care to patients with degenerative ... cell therapy accessible to the millions of individuals currently ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... 23, 2014 regulated information -- UCB today announced ... pipeline with positive topline results from the latest ... was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety ... without titration) compared to placebo, as adjunctive treatment ... not fully controlled despite treatment with one or ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Scientists find way to maintain quantum entanglement in amplified signals 2Scientists find way to maintain quantum entanglement in amplified signals 3Scientists find way to maintain quantum entanglement in amplified signals 4Shimadzu's New UF-Amino Station Provides High-Speed, Multi-Component Analysis of Amino Acids in Food & Beverage and Pharmaceutical Testing 2StemGenex® Gives Hope to Parkinson’s Patients through New Stem Cell Clinical Study 2StemGenex® Gives Hope to Parkinson’s Patients through New Stem Cell Clinical Study 3Major advance in UCB pipeline: positive topline Phase 3 results for brivaracetam in epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures 2Major advance in UCB pipeline: positive topline Phase 3 results for brivaracetam in epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures 3Major advance in UCB pipeline: positive topline Phase 3 results for brivaracetam in epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures 4Major advance in UCB pipeline: positive topline Phase 3 results for brivaracetam in epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures 5Major advance in UCB pipeline: positive topline Phase 3 results for brivaracetam in epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures 6Major advance in UCB pipeline: positive topline Phase 3 results for brivaracetam in epilepsy patients with partial-onset seizures 7
... Mass., Oct. 10 Targanta,Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: TARG ... of 5,750,000 shares of its common stock at a ... the shares are being offered by,Targanta. Targanta has granted ... an additional 862,500 shares of common stock at the ...
... Signalife has received,additional sales orders in excess of ... Lowell Harmison,s most recent cross-country sales,initiative. These purchase orders ... the company anticipates achieving break-even status,by the end of ... of 2008 first,quarter. About Signalife: Signalife, Inc. ...
... 10 DermTech International, Inc.,a biotechnology company ... of melanoma and other diseases, today appointed ... Board. Dr. Quackenbush is a,Professor of Biostatistics ... and Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics,at ...
Cached Biology Technology:Targanta Therapeutics Announces Pricing of its Initial Public Offering 2Signalife Continues to Procure Purchase Orders, Revenues 2DermTech Appoints BioStatistical Pioneer, John Quackenbush, Ph.D., as a Member of the Company's Scientific Advisory Board 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... gut that has gone undetected by scientists for decades. ... State University has found that more than half the ... named crAssphage, which infects one of the most common ... of bacteria is thought to be connected with obesity, ... in Nature Communications ., Robert A. Edwards, a ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... or neglected early in life are at risk ... In a new study, scientists have found that ... has implications for children,s long-term development. Previous studies ... and genetics interacted with that child,s experiences in ... In the new study, researchers were able to ...
(Date:7/23/2014)... of Defense recently awarded the STEMPREP Project at ... support its goal of increasing the number of ... minority middle school students for the two-summer classroom ... school students with summer opportunities at research labs. ... Simmons School of Education and Human Development, boasts ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Newly discovered gut virus lives in half the world's population 2Newly discovered gut virus lives in half the world's population 3Stress tied to change in children's gene expression related to emotion regulation, physical health 2Stress tied to change in children's gene expression related to emotion regulation, physical health 3Department of Defense awards $2.6 million grant to SMU STEM program for minority students 2
... NY, June 27, 2011Sophisticated genetic tools and techniques for ... in bone marrow will drive the successful application of ... Examples of these cutting-edge methods are presented in a ... of Human Gene Therapy , a peer-reviewed journal ...
... A team of researchers from the National Institute ... and the University of Maryland has made nano-sized ... from paints, cleaners, pesticides and other productsthat offer ... low-power room-temperature operation and the ability to detect ...
... Most previous studies have indicated that people in cities have ... country. By using more complex methods of analysis than in ... that people,s carbon emissions are practically the same in the ... CO 2 emissions that cause climate change are dependent ...
Cached Biology News:The promise of stem cell-based gene therapy 2Nanowire-based sensors offer improved detection of volatile organic compounds 2City dwellers produce as much CO2 as countryside people do 2
WASF2 Immunogen: WASF2 (NP_008921, 73 a.a. ~ 173 a.a) partial recombinant protein with GST tag. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles *Available for distribution in the US only...
... to ThPok ( Abpromise for all tested ... conjugated to KLH derived from within residues 500 ... the amino acid sequence is proprietary) ... Entrez Gene ID: 51043 ...
Applications: Western blotting Stability: Room temperature, indefinitely ...
Rabbit polyclonal to SUR1 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide Entrez Gene ID: 6833 Swiss Protein ID: Q09428...
Biology Products: