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War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today

Thursday December 2006


Max Boot Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Ever since the U.S. won the Gulf War in 1991, analysts have been speculating about the impact of Stealth technology, smart bombs, satellites, and other products of the “Information Age.” How will they change warfare and what should the modern military do to take advantage of these developments? Now, in the midst of the Global War on Terror, these issues are more important than ever.

In War Made New, Max Boot provides a new intellectual framework for understanding contemporary geopolitics based on in-depth research and original analysis of the past