The Future of War by George Friedman
Power, Technology and American World Dominance in the Twenty-first Century

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Making a brilliant case that the 21st century, even more than the 20th, will be "The American Century, " and that America's global dominance will be associated with a revolution in weaponry and warfare as basic as the one that arose with the development of gunpowder 500 years ago, The Future of War speaks of a new geopolitical system that will shape the next century. 480 pp. Author tour. Radio & print ads. National publicity. 25,000 print.

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George Friedman is an American political scientist and author. He is the founder, chief intelligence officer, financial overseer, and CEO of the private intelligence corporation Stratfor. He has authored several books, including America's Secret War, The Intelligence Edge, and The Future of War. Friedman spent almost twenty years in academia, teaching political science at Dickinson College. He received a B.A. from the City College of New York, where he majored in political science, and a Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University. He is married to Meredith Friedman (née LeBard), has four children and lives in Austin, Texas.
Published February 18, 1997 by Crown. 464 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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With unrivaled command of computer, guidance munitions, radar satellite, and sensing technologies, they argue, the US is in the strongest position to seize the high ground of space (for use not only as a reconnaissance site but also as a launching pad) and achieve a capacity to engage in remote-c...

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The authors establish their case by concentrating on the ""senility"" of major ""traditional"" weapons systems (tanks, aircraft carriers, manned aircraft) when confronted with weapons ""that can, in some sense, think."" The U.S. possesses the knowledge and the resource base to take advantage of a...

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