The developments after the India’s air strikes at Balakot reveal the importance given to the information warfare by Pakistan in its hybrid war against India.
Former Pakistan President Gen. Musharraf’s averment that ‘on Balakot, we have divided India into two’ underscores the sinister objective of Pakistan Army/ISI combine of this disinformation campaign.
The target of the Pakistan information war is not only against the armed forces: it is against the whole nation. The actual battle ground is not in the five known domains of warfare (land, air, sea, space and cyber) but is in public perception.
Pakistan believes that perceptions are more important than reality and that the manipulated perceptions can change the narrative built on facts. Read More