Fighting for the Future: Will America Triumph?

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Stackpole Books, 1999 - History - 210 pages
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Highly acclaimed military strategist, writer, and lecturer Ralph Peters challenges America's military leaders to recognize and prepare for new and dangerous challenges to America's freedom. From the author of "Red Army" and "The War in 2020".
 

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"Fighting for the Future" is a collection of essays with the central theme of what war will be like in the 21st Century. Mr. Peters postulates that major conflicts between nation states is unlikely ... Read full review

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Contents

The Culture of Future Conflict
1
After the Revolution
18
The New Warrior Class
32
Winning Against Warriors
48
Our Soldiers Their Cities
70
The Future of Armored Warfare
84
A Revolution in Military Ethics?
102
Bloodisms
114
Constant Conflict
133
Seven Signs
151
Our New Old Enemies
171
Fighting for the Future
199
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About the author (1999)

Ralph Peters is a retired Army lieutenant colonel and former enlisted man, a controversial strategist and veteran of the intelligence world; a bestselling, prize-winning novelist; a journalist who has covered multiple conflicts and appears frequently in the broadcast media; and a lifelong traveler with experience in over seventy countries on six continents. A widely read columnist, Ralph Peters' journalism has appeared in dozens of newspapers, magazines and web-zines, including "The New York Post", "The Wall Street Journal", "USA Today", the "Washington Post", "Newsweek", "Harpers", and "Armchair General Magazine". His books include "The Officers' Club", "The War After Armageddon", "Endless War", and "Red Army". Peters grew up in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, and studied writing at Pennsylvania State University. He lives and writes in the Washington, D.C. area.

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