Military History and Fourth Generation Warfare

@article{Junio2009MilitaryHA,
  title={Military History and Fourth Generation Warfare},
  author={Timothy J. Junio},
  journal={Journal of Strategic Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={243 - 269}
}
  • Timothy J. Junio
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Strategic Studies
  • Abstract This article examines ‘Fourth Generation Warfare’ (4GW), a theory of how warfare has evolved and is evolving, from the perspective of military history. The author makes three primary claims: 4GW advocates' boxing of history into ‘generations’ is logically and temporally inconsistent; 4GW authors misuse history by selectively choosing case studies and applying them out of context; and other arguments regarding the current and future character of warfare are more convincing. The author… CONTINUE READING
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