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Everything is contingent upon public opinion

Author: Mario Bekes

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” – Marcus Aurelius Effectiveness is determined by the capacity of a psychological weapon to successfully influence the public opinion that it ultimately shapes and motivates. Public opinion, which governs both politics and... View Article


The objective of Military Leadership Psychology is Victory

Author: Mario Bekes

Throughout history, leadership has held significant importance in the military. Therefore, it is critical to comprehend military psychology, which is exclusively focused on achieving victory. Military psychology is strategically structured to ensure victory through optimising performance, resilience, and mental health of service members. By enhancing training, fostering resilience, and addressing... View Article


Psychological Warfare and Doctrine in 21st Century

Author: Mario Bekes

In the intricate landscape of modern conflict, battles are not solely waged on physical battlegrounds. Enter the realm of psychological warfare – a covert arena where minds are the primary target, and manipulation is the weapon of choice. Psychological warfare, often overlooked but profoundly influential, encompasses a spectrum of tactics... View Article


Between Protection and Radicalism: Exploring the Spectrum of Eco-Terrorism

Author: Mario Bekes

In an era when environmental degradation has become a global crisis, the distinction between defending our planet and resorting to extremes is becoming increasingly blurry. As eco-conscious people work to oppose the exploitation and destruction of the natural world, a contentious argument arises: where does environmental activism end and eco-terrorism... View Article


From Monk to Question Mark: Unravelling Jay Shetty’s Public Persona

Author: Mario Bekes

In recent days, the spotlight has unexpectedly shifted towards Jay Shetty, a name synonymous with wisdom, inspiration, and purpose-driven content. However, the attention he’s garnered is not for the reasons one might expect from someone often viewed as a contemporary guru. Instead, Shetty finds himself embroiled in controversy, accused by... View Article


Conquering the Internal Battlefield: A Journey of Fear and Courage

Author: Mario Bekes

In the arena of human endeavour, confronting one’s concerns demonstrates the strength of the human spirit. This difficult challenge is both universal and distinctive to everyone. My life, which has included almost 1800 continuous days of conflict, positions in intelligence operations, and innumerable personal struggles, provides as the backdrop for... View Article


They operate worldwide and are unstoppable

Author: Mario Bekes

With today’s mostly networked world, which includes 4G and 5G signals, optical connections, and a variety of satellites ranging from GPS to digital TV signals, gathering data of all types has become the major task of all intelligence services and organisations throughout the world. Though agents from various services are... View Article


Influencers in the Service of War

Author: Mario Bekes

The FBI reported a fatal fall by a person of influence, Christina. Being an influencer, these days is straight-forward, and anyone who works a little harder may be able to acquire that position, assuming it exists at all. Influencers in The Service of World War Two vs Now To mobilise... View Article



Girl on Fire: Ruja Ignatova the CryptoQueen at large

Author: Mario Bekes

“She appears to be a girl, but she is actually a flame. “She’s so bright, she can burn your eyes, so look the other way.” It was June 2016, and bitcoin was a big issue, with investors scurrying for profits. Ruja Ignatova took the stage in a flowing burgundy gown... View Article