New Report Suggests Anti-Terror Efforts More Concerned With Enriching Contractors Than Thwarting Terrorism
A new AP report claims that a counter-propaganda program, that was supposedly aimed at thwarting ISIS/terrorism over social media, is shrouded in cronyism, skewed data, and alarming incompetence.
The program is known as the WebOps program and it was launched a number of years ago by a collective of civilian contractors and military officers who were tasked to the information operations division in Florida, where the U.S. Central Command headquarters are located.
The report shows, according to internal documents and interviews conducted with a number of people who are knowledgeable about the program etc, that the WebOps program appears to have been designed more for the objective of lining the pockets of military contractors, rather than it is concerned about genuinely trying to deter or crack-down on terrorism.
The program involves a number of analysts, (supposed to be) capable of speaking Arabic, who are tasked with looking