Tue, 21 February 2017
Today’s political fight for hearts and minds has shifted from the battlefield to the internet, and the US military has an on-line program to win over potential recruits to Islamic State terrorism. But AP investigative reporter Richard Lardner says the CENTCOM Web Ops program isn’t doing that well. Why not? He says 3 reasons are ignorance, incompetence and cronyism. One example: poor language skills has America’s persuaders criticizing, not the Palestinian Authority, but the Palestinian salad.