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Successfully Conducting Information, Psychological, and Military Deception Operations

Tue, Oct 1, 2013, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

You are cordially invited to a lecture on the topic of

Successfully Conducting Information, Psychological, and Military Deception Operations

Brigadier General Thomas Draude, USMC (Ret.)  

Tuesday, October 1
4:00-6:00 PM

The Institute of World Politics 
1521 16th Street NW 
Washington, DC 20036 

Registration for this event is now closed.

This event is sponsored by IWP Career Services,
and is open to IWP students, alumni, faculty,
staff, supporters, and friends.

Thomas V. DraudeBrigadier General Thomas Draude, USMC (Ret.) was in charge of the Marine Corps Information Operations during the Gulf War. He successfully oversaw the Military Deception & Psychological Operations that resulted in diverting Iraqi forces from the main attack by U.S. Marine and Army forces during the beginning of Operation Desert Storm.

He will talk about the history of conducting successful information and military deception operations including during the Gulf War and the effective use of these operations in the future. Brigadier General Draude is the President of the Marine Corps University Foundation and a professor at the Marine Corps University at Marine Corps Base Quantico.

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