Peter Broderick became the head of Army information in Northern Ireland in 1973.
On 12 August 1974, he wrote a paper called 'The Information War' calling for a 'strong, determined psychological operation' under the cover name 'information policy'. It envisaged a range of techniques from political speeches to 'at the extreme - front organisations, rumor etc.'
- Paul Foot, Who Framed Colin Wallace, Pan Books, 1989, p.20.
- P. Broderick to B Webster, 'The Information War', 12 August 1974. National archives file CJ 4/887.