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How do you conduct the Terrain Analysis for Information Operations using Social Media.

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We look at some of the actions that were used in an attempt to influence the US democratic system through the use of social media. Using the military to conduct regime change is extremely expensive in terms of blood and treasure – we look at some of the measures that can be used with non-kinetic […]

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This episode of the podcast sees the transition from the encounter battle through to D Coy moving to being completely on the defensive.  11 Pl becomes decisively engaged, with enemy flanking to the north whilst being engaged by 3 MGs from the front.  As 11 Pl starts the call for fire, MAJ Smith calls for […]

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We continue our discussion with Dave Sabben, picking in the in the second half of July. The base was being heavily reconnoitered.  We discuss the preparation for the defences at Nui Dat.  Dave suggests that Canberra believed that the base was considered to be safe and unlikely to be attacked. The South Vietnamese intelligence was […]

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We discuss the terrain in Phuoc Tuy, including Long Tan and the defensive base at Nui Dat.   We discuss the demarcation in responsibility between the ARVN and the Australian troops and the impact of ARVN having responsibility for dealing with the roads and villages.  We also discuss the strategic hamlet program and the impact […]

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