Battle of Wits: synthesizing and extrapolating from NPS research on strategic military deception
Herbig, Katherine L.
Daniel, Donald C.
MetadataShow full item record
The main findings of a group research project on strategic deception at the Naval Postgraduate School are summarized. The discussion includes the following topics: defining deception, the difficulties of deception, advantages of the deceiver, the advantages of the offensive in deception, the impact of astuteness, doing counterdeception and conclusions.
RightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
NPS Report NumberNPS 56-81-002
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Monroe, James D. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2012-06);This thesis explores the history of U.S. Army deception and doctrine, and combines the insights gained with the various works on deception, cognitive psychology, communications, and decision-making in order to distill a ...
Higginbotham, Benjamin I. (2001-12);This thesis addresses the use of deception as one means available to states for dealing with terrorists. It begins by exploring the body of theoretical literature to establish the foundation necessary for a thorough ...
Rowe, Neil C. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2008);We examine the main ethical issues concerning deception in cyberspace. We first discuss the concept of deception and survey ethical theories applicable to cyberspace. We then examine deception for commercial gain such as ...