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HYBRID WARFARE - Wkikipedia

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Submitted by Robert (United States), Dec 17, 2021 at 17:24

This how Wikipedia opens its article on Hybrid Warfare (I take to mean that Advocacy is incorporated into it):

"Hybrid warfare is a theory of military strategy, first proposed by Frank Hoffman,[1] which employs political warfare and blends conventional warfare, irregular warfare and cyberwarfare[2][3][4] with other influencing methods, such as fake news,[5] diplomacy, lawfare and foreign electoral intervention.[6][7] By combining kinetic operations with subversive efforts, the aggressor intends to avoid attribution or retribution.[8]"

The critical sentence which obliterates the distinction between Strategy and Advocacy is this: "with other influencing methods, such as fake news,[5] diplomacy, lawfare and foreign electoral intervention"

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