Sunil Narula

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  • Lt Col Sunil Narula was a Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi.

    Psychological Operations (PSYOPs): A Conceptual Overview

    The psychological dimension of a conflict is as important as its physical dimension and psychological Operations (PSYOPs) have become even more relevant in this age of information, especially for a nation-state where the threat in the socio-psychological domain is more pronounced. While combating the menace of terrorism, the psychological dimension assumes great significance, as terrorists use violence as a psychological weapon by terrorising the multitude, rather than physically affect a few, and in this sense, they fight a psychological war also.

    January 2004

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