The Future of War (II): As the Nature of War Changes, The Familiar Dividing Lines Of Our World Are Blurring Across the Board

TitleThe Future of War (II): As the Nature of War Changes, The Familiar Dividing Lines Of Our World Are Blurring Across the Board
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsRicks, Thomas E.
JournalForeign Policy
Date Published01/2014
Abstract

Today, we are at another major inflection point, one in which technology is reshaping the way wars are fought. The future of warfare will be shaped by the role of ever-smaller drones; robots on the battlefield; offensive cyber war capabilities; extraordinary surveillance capabilities, both on the battlefield and of particular individuals; greater reliance on Special Operations Forces operating in non-conventional conflicts; the militarization of space, and a Moore’s Law in biotechnology that has important implications for bio-weaponry. [From text]

URLhttp://foreignpolicy.com/2014/07/30/the-future-of-war-ii-as-the-nature-of-war-changes-the-familiar-dividing-lines-of-our-world-are-blurring-across-the-board-2/
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