Japan’s Defense Ministry to appoint new ‘Global Strategic Intelligence Officer’ next month

2022-05-21 0 By

Japan’s Defense Ministry will create a new post tentatively called “Global Strategic Intelligence Officer” in April to analyze the authenticity and intent of news reports and social media posts to prevent fake news from influencing public opinion, The Yomiuri Shimbun reported On its website Wednesday.The move is aimed at strengthening Japan’s ability to cope with hybrid warfare, the report said.Hybrid warfare is a combination of military operations, information warfare and cyber warfare.The post will become part of the investigation unit of the Defense Ministry’s Defense Policy Bureau as early as April 1, the report added.Disclaimer: This article is reproduced for the purpose of conveying more information.If the source is wrong or violated your legitimate rights and interests, please contact the author with proof of ownership, we will promptly correct, delete, thank you.Email address: newmedia@xxcb.cn