Shakespeare famously said “All The Worlds A Stage”
…This is especially true in the shadowy world of PSYOPS.
This week’s interactive SpyGame takes a dive into Influence Operations with this slick recruiting video by the U.S. 4th PSYOPS Group (3:35).
Watch the video and see if you can catch the answers to the questions below.
Can You Answer the Following Questions?
Question 1: Name the Cartoon that plays in the first scene of the video.
Question 2: What historical events are used multiple times throughout the video (hint: 1989)
Question 3: Who are exemplified as the threats in the video?
Question 4: What national leader is captured at the conclusion of the video?
Question 5: What is the reference to the floating body with the word ‘deceive’ at 02:06?
Question 6: Who is the video’s target Audience–could it have an ulterior motive?
Question 7: What do they mean by ‘anything we touch is a weapon?’
- What are the threats lying below the surface?
- What is meant by the battlefield changing?
Post your answers in the comments section below. I’ll edit this post with a link to the answers next week.
For more information about PSYOPS, check out our ULTIMATE Guide to PSYOPS on the blog.