A Vision of Future Warfare
Peter A. Garretson
GHOST FLEET: A NOVEL OF THE NEXT WORLD WAR by Peter Singer Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2015, 416 pp., 18.83
September 2015, volume 39, No 9

Ghost Fleet is a must read for those interested in the future of conflict. Imaginative, thoughtful, the authors have drawn together a diverse set of evolving trends in modern warfare—from ‘hybrid war’ to cutting-edge technological developments in cyber, directed energy and unmanned systems—and woven them into a scenario of great power conflict in the near future where they all interact. This is the first time that the authors, both senior fellows at two of America’s top think tanks, have tried their hand at fiction, and it works.

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