The Art and Science of Military Deception.

Rothstein, Hy.
Norwood : Artech House, 2013.
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It is said that deception among people in a civilized society is something to be loathed even though it seems to be part of human nature; but deception in war is a virtue. Properly designed and executed, stratagems reduce the horrific costs of war.This book is a comprehensive collection of classic articles on deception, hand-picked and expertly introduced by well-known experts on military deception. The purpose of this book is to set in motion a renaissance for using deception as an instrument of statecraft. The various sections are designed to cumulatively provide sufficient breadth and depth on the subject to satisfy both the novice as well as the expert. Packed with expert commentary, interesting background information, and original readings, this book provides the reader with sufficient knowledge to pursue General Eisenhower's vision for the proper role of deception in support of the national interest.
The Art and Science of Military Deception
Chapter 1 Beware of the Dog
Section I: The Ethics of Political-Military Deception
Chapter 2 Intelligence Ethics
Section II: Principles and Other Fundamentals
The Structure of Deception
Chapter 3 On Simulation and Dissimulation
Chapter 4 The 8 Principles of Security and the 8 Principles of Deception
The Principles of Security
The Principles of Deception
Chapter 5 Ruses and Stratagems of War
Ruses and Stratagems of War
Chapter 6 The Problem of Deception
The Problem of Deception
The Infrequency and Neglect of Deception
Principles, Techniques and Effectiveness of Deception
Types of Deception
Chapter 7 Deception Maxims: Fact and Folklore
Chapter 8 The Principle of Naturalness
Chapter 9 Tactical Deception in Air-Land Warfare
Section III: Myths of Deception
Chapter 10 Meinertzhagen's False Claim to the Haversack Ruse (1917)
Chapter 11 The Ultra Secret: Enigma Unwrapped A Review of F.W. Winterbotham's The Ultra Secret
Chapter 12 The Ultra Variations: A Review of Anthony Cave Brown's Bodyguard of Lies
Section IV Theories: How Deception Works
How Deception Works
Chapter 13 "Window" as written in Most Secret War
Chapter 14 The Psychology of Deception
Chapter 15 "Killing No Murder" The Strategy of Indirect Approach
Chapter 16 Cognitive Factors in Deception and Counterdeception
Biases in Perception
Implications for Intelligence Analysis
Cognitive Biases
Biases in Estimating Probabilities
Biases in Evaluation of Evidence
Oversensitivity to Consistency
Biases in the Perception of Causality
Bias Toward Causal Explanations
Internal vs. External Causes of Behavior
Chapter 17
Chapter 17 The Theory of Practical Joking-Its Relevance to Physics
Chapter 18 Styles in Deception
Styles In Deception
Chapter 19 The Process of Deception
Section V: Deception Traditions
Deception Traditions
A British Tradition of Stratagem: And Its Influence on American, Israeli, Indian and Pakistani Doctrine
Chapter 20 Conditions Making for Success and Failure of Denial and Deception: Democratic Regimes
Chapter 21 Some Notes on the Organization of Deception (1944)
Some Notes on the Organization of Deception in the United States Forces
American Attempts at Deception: A Spotty Record
Chapter 22 The Actor's Tale
Chapter 23 American Strategic Deception in the Pacific: 1942-44
Chapter 24 A Pentagon Proposal to Continue a Deception Organization after WW2 (1945)-General Conclusions
General Recommendations
A Russian Tradition of Stratagem:1939 to the Present
Chapter 25 Catching NATO Unawares: Soviet Army Surprise and Deception Techniques
Surprise in Its Strategic Context
The Advantages of Surprise
A Heavy Blow
Speed and Flexibility in the Advance
Simultaneous Attacks Throughout the Enemy's Depth
Air Superiority
The Possibilities of Strategic Surprise
The Limits of Modern Surveillance
Assessing Intentions
Operational Surprise
Eight Methods
Operational Deception
Examples of Maskirova
Tasks of Maskirovka
Principles of Deception
Chapter 26 The Red Mask: The Nature and Legacy of Soviet Military Deception
The Chinese Tradition of Stratagem: circa. 350 BC to the Present
Chapter 27 Foreward to General Griffith's Sun Tzu
Chapter 28 Stratagem: The Chinese View in the Sun Tzu
Chapter 29 Chinese Deception Doctrine: A View from Open Sources
Introduction and Overview.
Implications for the U.S.
Limits of Open Sources
Background of the Two Authors
A Unique Chinese Deception Theory?
Examples of Chinese Deception Aspirations
Chinese History as a Source of Future Deception Models
Section VI: Tactical Camouflage: Now You See It, Now You Don't
Chapter 30 Now You See It, Now You Don't: Camoufleurs, Conjurers and Pickpockets
Section VII: Strategic Deception
Strategic Deception
Chapter 31 Biggest Hoax of the War: Operation FORTITUDE: The Allied deception plan that fooled the Germans about Normandy
Chapter 32 Soviet Deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis - Learning from the Past
Close-hold Planning
Developing a Cover Story
Getting the Cubans on Board
Keeping the Secret at Home
Secrecy in Transit
Unloading in Cuba
Movement to Field Sites
Disingenuous Diplomacy
In Conclusion
Chapter 33 The Barry and Thomas Critique of the Pentagon Report: In The Lessons and Non-Lessons of the Air and Missile Campaign in Kosovo
Chapter 34 Denial and Deception Practices of WMD Proliferators: Iraq and Beyond
Section VIII: Irregular Warfare and Non-State Actors
Terrorists and Other Non-State Actors-Constraints and Opportunities
Chapter 35 Conditions Making for Success and Failure of Denial and Deception: Nonstate and Illicit Actors
Chapter 36 The Evolution of a Revolt
Chapter 37 The Inherent Vulnerabilities of Technology: Insights from the National Training Center's Opposing Force
Chapter 38 Tactical Deception and Strategic Surprise in al-Qai'da's Operations
Chapter 39 How Can Weak Powers Win
Section IX: Ambush and Counterambush
Chapter 40 How to Ambush a NATO Fortress
Main Circumstances.
Chapter 41 High Desert Ambush: Hard Lessons Learned the Hard Way
Contemporary Issues
Chapter 42 A Modern Day "Trojan Horse"-Operation JAQUE and the Use of Stratagem in a Hostage Rescue Operation
Operation Willing Spirit
Partnership - U.S. and Colombian Special Operational Forces
Operation Willing Spirit Campaign Planning
The Reconnaissance Plan and Operation Ellipse
Problems From Within
Cracking the FARC Communication Codes
Operation JAQUE-"Check"
Section X: Deception Planners and Planning
Deception Planners and Planning
Chapter 43 A Commander Improvises His Own Deception Planning Team
Chapter 44 Deception Planning in 145 Different Disciplines: Lessons from Behind Other Hills
How They Deceive
The Essence of Deception: Hiding the Real and Showing the False
What They Hide and Show: The 5 Ws
Bluff and Double Bluff
The Theory of Outs
In Con Games
In Magic
In General
In War
Time Out of Joint
Magicians-The One-Ahead Method
Practical Jokers: It's Earlier Than You Think
Con Artists: It's Later Than You Think
The Theory of Indirect Approach
Direction, Misdirection, and Indirection
Section XI: Naval Warfare
Chapter 45 How to Cheat on Naval Tonnage Treaty Limits 1919-1939
Chapter 46 Harwood and the First Deception of WWII, 1939
Section XII: Air War
Chapter 47 MiG Sweep-Operation BOLO
Chapter 48 Aerial Deception since the Second World War
Chapter 49 Detection of the B-2 Bomber and a Brief History on 'Stealth'
Scouting for Surveillance
Detection of the B-2 Stealth Bomber and a Brief History on "Stealth"
Overview of stealth technology
Potential vulnerabilities
The Roke Manor system
A natural technological progression
Military consequences.
Section XIII: Ground War: Theory and Practice
Chapter 50 Night Action by Gideon at Moreh - perhaps 1249 B.C.
Chapter 51 BCTP: Be Unpredictable, Take Risks-Or Lose
Chapter 52 The Monkey's Paw
Chapter 53 1st Cav in Desert Storm-Deception, Firepower and Movement
Ground War: U.S. Training for Conventional Field Combat
Chapter 54 Deception Operations in REFORGER 88
Chapter 55 Voices in the Sand: Deception Operations at the NTC
Chapter 56 OPFOR Counterreconnaissance at the National Training Center
Section XIV: Economic Warfare
Chapter 57 The Farewell Dossier: Duping the Soviets
The Farewell Dossier
Soviet S&
T Espionage
US Computer Export Policy
Strong Suspicions and Skepticism
Presidential Interest
A Defector in Place
Interest in Technology Transfer
A Deception Operation
National Security Directive
Good-by to Farewell
An Important Contribution
Section XV: Cost Effectiveness
Chapter 58 The One Percent Solution: Costs and Benefits of Military Deception
Section XVI: When Your Deception Plan is Compromised: Plan B
Chapter 59 Battle of The Gothic Line, 25 Aug 1944: Operation OLIVE
Section XVII: When Deception Backfires
Chapter 60 Polyakov's Run
Act One
"Top Hat"
Red Herring?
Act Two
Act Three
Chapter 61 Counterintelligence (CI) vs. Counterespionage (CE)
Chapter 62 Counter-Deception Planning
Counter-Deception Planning: Methodologies
The Nature of a Counter-Deception System
Seat-of-the-Pants Counter-Deception Methods
Detection of Deception: Three Theories
Reconstructive Inference
Testing for Signals and Sprignals
Incongruity Testing
Guarding Against Expectation, Self-Deception, and Commitment
Vulnerability Assessment
A Cultural Handicap?.
The Erosion of Strategy and Stratagem.
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