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In Athena's camp [electronic resource] : preparing for conflict in the information age / John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt, editors; foreword by Alvin and Heidi Toffler.

Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (529 p.)
Series:
MR (Series) ; MR-880-OSD/RC.
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Subjects:
War -- Forecasting.
Information society.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The information revolution--which is as much an organizational as a technological revolution--is transforming the nature of conflict across the spectrum: from open warfare, to terrorism, crime, and even radical social activism. The era of massed field armies is passing, because the new information and communications systems are increasing the lethality of quite small units that can call in deadly, precise missile fire almost anywhere, anytime. In social conflicts, the Internet and other media are greatly empowering individuals and small groups to influence the behavior of states. Whether in mi
Contents:
COVER; PREFACE; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; FOREWORD: THE NEW INTANGIBLES Alvin and Heidi Toffler; Chapter One - A NEW EPOCH-AND SPECTRUM-OF CONFLICT John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt; Part I: THE REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS; Chapter Two - CYBERWAR IS COMING! John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt; Chapter Three - PREPARING FOR THE NEXT WAR: REFLECTIONS ON THE REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS Stephen J. Blank; Chapter Four - AN INFORMATION-BASED REVOLUTION IN MILITARY AFFAIRS Norman C. Davis; Chapter Five - ANOTHER VIEW OF THE REVOLUTION INMILITARY AFFAIRS Jeffrey R. Cooper
Chapter Six - INFORMATION, POWER, AND GRAND STRATEGY:IN ATHENA'S CAMP-SECTION 1 John Arquilla and David RonfeldtPart II: INFORMATION WARFARE; Chapter Seven - WARFARE IN THE INFORMATION AGE Bruce D. Berkowitz; Chapter Eight - THE SMALL AND THE MANY Martin C. Libicki; Chapter Nine - INFORMATION WARFARE: TIME FOR SOME CONSTRUCTIVE SKEPTICISM? John Rothrock; Chapter Ten - EMERGING CHALLENGE: SECURITY AND SAFETY IN CYBERSPACE Richard O. Hundley and Robert H. Anderson; Chapter Eleven - AN EXPLORATION OF CYBERSPACE SECURITY R&D INVESTMENT STRATEGIES FOR DARPA Robert H. Anderson and Anthony C. Hearn
Part III: SOCIETAL PERSPECTIVESChapter Twelve - THE ADVENT OF NETWAR John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt; Chapter Thirteen - SOCIETAL IMPLICATIONS Brian Nichiporuk and Carl H. Builder; Chapter Fourteen - TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL ORGANISATIONS AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY Phil Williams; Chapter Fifteen - RESPONDING TO TERRORISM ACROSS THE TECHNOLOGICAL SPECTRUM Bruce Hoffman; Chapter Sixteen - A COMMENT ON THE ZAPATISTA "NETWAR" David Ronfeldt and Armando Martínez; Part IV: EMERGING PARADIGMS; Chapter Seventeen - NEOCORTICAL WARFARE? THE ACME OF SKILL Richard Szafranski
Chapter Eighteen - INFORMATION, POWER, AND GRAND STRATEGY:IN ATHENA'S CAMP-SECTION 2 John Arquilla and David RonfeldtChapter Nineteen - LOOKING AHEAD: PREPARING FOR INFORMATION-AGE CONFLICT John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt; CONTRIBUTORS
Notes:
"Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense."
"National Defense Research Institute."
"MR-880-OSD/RC."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Arquilla, John.
Ronfeldt, David F.
United States. Dept. of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense.
National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
ISBN:
0-8330-4858-9
OCLC:
609861668