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The new rules of war : victory in the age of durable disorder / Sean McFate ; foreword by Gen. Stanley McChrystal (Ret.).

McFate, Sean, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062843586
  • Physical Description: xvii, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-305) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Strategic Atrophy -- Why Do We Get War Wrong? -- Rule 1: Conventional War is Dead -- Rule 2: Technology Will Not Save Us -- There Is No Such Thing as War or Peace - Both Coexist, Always -- Rule 4: Hearts and Minds Do Not Matter -- Rule 5: The Best Weapons Do Not Fire Bullets -- Rule 6: Mercenaries Will Return -- Rule 7: New Types of World Powers Will Rule -- Rule 8: There Will Be Wars Without States -- Rule 9: Shadow Wars Will Dominate -- Rule 10: Victory Is Fungible -- Winning the Future.
Summary, etc.:
"A provocative, sometimes controversial exploration of warfare today and tomorrow from a former 82nd Airborne paratrooper and current National Defense University and Georgetown University professor and co-author of Shadow War, a thriller"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: War.
Military art and science.

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