The Future of Warfare (Paperback)
The current global threat environment is the most challenging, complex, and uncertain in 70 years. What is truly disturbing is that as we look to the future, the trends that are making the world more dangerous seem likely to persist and intensify. Many of our adversaries are investing billions of dollars into reshaping their militaries and developing technologies to counter and thwart America's military advantages. At the same time, the speed of globalization and commercialization means that advanced disruptive technologies are increasingly available to rival militaries, terrorist groups, and other non-state actors. What features will define the battlefields of tomorrow? What technologies and methods of employing them will our future warfighters require? What must we do to reform our defense institutions to function and adapt closer to the need of innovation than the speed of bureaucracy?