Posted: 09/04/2017
BackgroundAny action, communication or even presence causes non-kinetic effects, such as perceptions, on NATO personnel, on local populations and on the broader public opinion. Some of those effects can be negative from a NATO point of view. These negative effects might be the result of NATO actions (undesired effects), or generated by a NATO"s adversary (subversion, terrorism).Desired effectNATO is able to prevent or mitigate the negative non-kinetic effects among its personnel and the broader human environment.S&T ObjectivesPropose solutions for NATO to acquire thorough and persistent understanding of the broader human environment and of the information domain, as well as solution for acting upon them in order to prevent or mitigate any negative non-kinetic effects.