The Resource The sling and the stone : on war in the 21st century, Thomas X. Hammes

The sling and the stone : on war in the 21st century, Thomas X. Hammes

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The sling and the stone : on war in the 21st century
Title
The sling and the stone
Title remainder
on war in the 21st century
Statement of responsibility
Thomas X. Hammes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hammes, Thomas X
Index
index present
LC call number
U241
LC item number
.H38 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Counterinsurgency
  • Asymmetric warfare
  • Operational art (Military science)
  • Military art and science
  • Military art and science
Label
The sling and the stone : on war in the 21st century, Thomas X. Hammes
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-310) and index
Contents
Four generations of warfare -- The first two generations of modern war -- Transition to third-generation warfare -- Changes in society -- Mao and the birth of fourth-generation war -- The Vietnamese modification -- The Sandanista refinement -- The Intifada : civilians versus an army -- The al-Aqsa Intifada -- Al-Qaeda : a transnational enemy -- Afghanistan : a tribal network -- Iraq : high-tech versus fourth-generation -- Technology : not a panacea -- Characteristics of fourth-generation war -- Where to from here? -- Evaluating the threat -- The future is flexibility
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 321 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036945553
Label
The sling and the stone : on war in the 21st century, Thomas X. Hammes
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-310) and index
Contents
Four generations of warfare -- The first two generations of modern war -- Transition to third-generation warfare -- Changes in society -- Mao and the birth of fourth-generation war -- The Vietnamese modification -- The Sandanista refinement -- The Intifada : civilians versus an army -- The al-Aqsa Intifada -- Al-Qaeda : a transnational enemy -- Afghanistan : a tribal network -- Iraq : high-tech versus fourth-generation -- Technology : not a panacea -- Characteristics of fourth-generation war -- Where to from here? -- Evaluating the threat -- The future is flexibility
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 321 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036945553

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