DODD 3600.01(D) CE-01
Information Operations (IO)
|Publication Date:||23 May 2011|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues Reference (a) to update IO policy, definitions, and responsibilities in the DoD to support the objective of making IO a core military competency; and cancels Reference (b).
Provides authority to develop separate instructions for implementation of the guidance contained in this Directive.
Directs the coordination and deconfliction of information gathering activities in support of IO and Human Intelligence (HUMINT) and other intelligence activities within the Combatant Commands, consistent with References (c) through (g).
Distinguishes HUMINT and related intelligence activities from other human-derived information gathering activities, such as foreign cultural analysis, human terrain analysis, and the collection of information on a given population, human factors, atmospherics, and sociocultural dynamics.
This Directive applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the DoD, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the DoD (hereinafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").