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Fourth-Generation War and Other Myths

@inproceedings{Echevarria2005FourthGenerationWA,
  title={Fourth-Generation War and Other Myths},
  author={A. Echevarria},
  year={2005}
}
  • A. Echevarria
  • Published 2005
  • Engineering
  • Abstract : Fourth Generation War (4GW) emerged in the late 1980s, but has become popular due to recent twists in the war in Iraq and terrorist attacks worldwide. Despite reinventing itself several times, the theory has several fundamental flaws that need to be exposed before they can cause harm to U.S. operational and strategic thinking. A critique of 4GW is both fortuitous and important because it also provides us an opportunity to attack other unfounded assumptions that could influence U.S… CONTINUE READING
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