New Blog on Behavioral Conflict

by Steven R. Corman Late last year, we reported that Steve Tatham and colleagues had published a new book entitled Behavioural Confict.  Now they have created a new blog to go with the book. Both book and blog pound on the theme that changing attitudes is nice, but changing behavior is the more important (and often more direct) method for accomplishing desired influence outcomes.  This was something of a theme at the recent NATO Strategic […] Read more »

NATO Strategic Comm and Narrative in Afghanistan

by Steven R. Corman I am currently in Izmir, Turkey attending the 5th NATO SHAPE Conference on Strategic Communication.  Narrative has been an important theme at the conference. Gen. John Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, addressed the topic in his keynote. A panel (on which I presented) was devoted to it as well.  Both dealt with issues of considerable interest, namely how NATO and ISAF would handle strategic communication […] Read more »

New Book on Behavioral Conflict

by Steven R. Corman Friend-of-CSC Steve Tatham has co-authored a new book with Major General Andrew Mackay entitled Behavioural Conflict: Why Understanding People and their Motivations Will Prove Decisive in Future Conflict.  I have not yet seen the book, but it will be on my reading list.  All proceeds from book sales go to Help for Heroes, a charity benefiting wounded veterans.  Info from the flyer is below is included below, for your reading enjoyment. […] Read more »