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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

Label
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hammes, Thomas X
Dewey number
355.02/18
Index
index present
LC call number
U241
LC item number
.H38 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
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
Control code
ocm57010077
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 321 p.
Isbn
9780760320594
Lccn
2004559123
System control number
(Sirsi) 811651
Label
The sling and the stone : on war in the 21st century, Thomas X. Hammes
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
Control code
ocm57010077
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 321 p.
Isbn
9780760320594
Lccn
2004559123
System control number
(Sirsi) 811651

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