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The Threat of Information, Electromagnetic and Psychtronic Warfare


Progressive, Green
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Aug 11, 2005
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Maryland, U.S.A.
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According to the Project of the New American Century PNAC), which broadly defines the Bush adminstration's military doctrine:

"It is now commonly uderstood that information and other new technologies… are creating a dynamic that may threaten America's ability to exercise its dominant military power. Potential rivals, such as China are anxious to exploit those transformational technologies broadly, while adversaries like Iran, Iraq and North Korea are rushing to develop ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons…" [13].

Does this mean that nuclear weapons are passing into history and will be replaced by "information war" in possible future major conflicts?

In February 2000 the Russian daily Segodnya in the article "Riders of Psychotronic Apocalypse" [1] informed that in 1996 Russian government's information agency FAPSI warned that the effect of "informational means of war" is comparable to "the effect of use of weapon of mass destruction" and produced a report entitled "Information Weapon as a Threat to National Security of Russia". In reaction the Russian State Duma and then Interparliamentary Assembly of the Union of Independent States, as well, addressed the United Nations, OBSE and European Council with a proposal for an international convention banning the use of informational weapon and its circulation. According to newspaper Segodnya in March 1998 the matter was discussed with U.N. secretary general Kofi Anan and it was included on the agenda of General Assembly of the U.N. Most probably the USA vetoed this proposal... CONTINUE
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