Brave New War: The Next Stage of Terrorism and the End of Globalization By John Robb Cover Image
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For my money, John Robb, a former Air Force officer and tech guru, is the futurists' futurist.

The counterterrorism expert John Robb reveals how the same technology that has enabled globalization also allows terrorists and criminals to join forces against larger adversaries with relative ease and to carry out small, inexpensive actions--like sabotaging an oil pipeline--that generate a huge return. He shows how combating the shutdown of the world's oil, high-tech, and financial markets could cost us the thing we've come to value the most--worldwide economic and cultural integration--and what we must do now to safeguard against this new method of warfare.

About the Author

John Robb, a former U.S. counterterrorism operation planner and commander, now advises corporations on the future of terrorism, infrastructure, and markets. He is a graduate of Yale University and the Air Force Academy, and his writings on war have appeared in Fast Company and the New York Times.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780471780793
ISBN-10: 0471780790
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: April 20th, 2007
Pages: 208
Language: English