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[mass noun] Psychological warfare.
- ‘Under the pioneering strategies of the CIA's Maj. Gen. Edward G. Lansdale, psy-war was a new spin to the old game of breaking the will of a target population.’
- ‘Civic action is a euphemism for psy-war operations, propaganda and intelligence gathering.’
- ‘The intent of this essay is to demonstrate that the War on Drugs was America's first great psy-war campaign perpetrated against its own people and that such abuse of power is likely to happen again.’
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