Conflict in the 21st Century (Book published August 8, 2019)

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Publisher  ABC-CLIO
Publication Date   August 8, 2019
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Pages  350

Description

This reference work examines how sophisticated cyber-attacks and innovative use of social media have changed conflict in the digital realm, while new military technologies such as drones and robotic weaponry continue to have an impact on modern warfare.

• Provides fascinating information about cyber weapons that effectively strike through cyberspace to weaken and even cripple its target

• Demonstrates how social media is employed in conflicts in innovative ways, including communication, propaganda, and psychological warfare

• Explores potential technology avenues related to ensuring the continued military advantages of the United States

• Identifies and describes nuclear, precision, and other technological capabilities that have historically been the preserve of superpowers but have been newly acquired by various states