Corpus ID: 10889146

WAr : theory And PrActice Capturing the Character of Future War

@inproceedings{Norwood2016WArT,
  title={WAr : theory And PrActice Capturing the Character of Future War},
  author={P. Norwood and Benjamin M. Jensen and J. Barnes},
  year={2016}
}
This essay proposes a conceptual framework combining elements of Clausewitz’s On War with trend-forecasting techniques to describe future operational environments. This framework captures how the interaction of megatrends—the rate of technological change, the composition of the international system, and the strength of state governance—shapes the character of competition, confrontation, and conflict in each period. We argue this framework can help military officers build the future force. H… CONTINUE READING