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The Future of War: Power, Technology and American World Dominance in the Twenty-first Century

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The Future of War makes a brilliant case that the twenty-first century, even more than the twentieth, will be the American century, and that America's global dominance will be associated with a revolution in weaponry and warfare as basic as the one that arose with the development of gunpowder five hundred years ago. From the era of flintlocks and cannons to the day of auto ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 15th 1998 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 1997)
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Jonathan Lu
Jul 31, 2013 Jonathan Lu rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
incredibly well researched book fitting well what you would expect from Friedman. great historical perspective on geopolitics and pretty accurate predictors as well having written this back in '94. Reads a bit slower than most of his other works, but still relevant today.
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Somewhat outdated, but still has some prescient points.
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The philosophical and historical aspects of this book will make it a classic in the art of military theory.
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Awesome. No, "awesome+", actually. Stratfor and George in particular are beyond great. A VERY fun read with lots of insights; very readable style, etc.
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It's amazing how outdated this seems now.
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Dr. Friedman is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of STRATFOR. Since 1996 Dr. Friedman has driven the strategic vision guiding STRATFOR to global prominence in private geopolitical intelligence and forecasting.

Dr. Friedman is the author of The New York Times bestseller “The Next Decade: Where We’ve Been…and Where We’re Going,” which forecasts the major events and challenges that will test Am
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