IWS - Information, Warfare, and Military Strategy

This course examines key considerations for the planning and conduct of information operations at the theater and strategic levels. The course emphasizes inter-agency and international considerations in the planning and conduct of Information Operations (IO). Students examine selected non-U.S. approaches to the strategies for and uses of the full spectrum of information operations by current and potential global competitors and adversaries. They examine strategic legal implications and considerations and the use/misuse of IO strategies against an adaptive adversary. The course concludes with a snapshot of current U.S. military IO strategies.