Dealing with Disinformation

Air & Space Operations Review, 2022

14 Pages Posted: 10 Nov 2022

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James Davitch

Virginia Tech, School of Public and International Affairs

Date Written: October 21, 2022


In order to win in the information domain, the Department of Defense requires a new capability - an information fires team, engaged to combat disinformation. Working at the operational level, such a team will include military members skilled in global geopolitics, predictive analyses, metacognitive tools and theory, open-source information collection, and internal and external communication and messaging.

Keywords: Information Operations, Information Warfare, Metacognition, Analysis, Communication

Suggested Citation

Davitch, James, Dealing with Disinformation (October 21, 2022). Air & Space Operations Review, 2022, Available at SSRN: or

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