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A scholarly explanation of the terrorist phenomena. The author explains that terrorism is not at all new, in fact a lot of the tactics adopted by "modern" terrorists are... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Janet Dykstra
Bobbitt is both scholar (in the archaic sense of the word) and genius. His particular brilliance comes in being an unparallelled fund of knowledge, and being able to take... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Doreen Meyer
Challenges conventional thinking about what wars of the 21st century are going to be like and why they'll be quite different than what occurred previously.Published 9 months ago by Genma Saotome
Bobbit's follow up to shield of achilles was top notch as was the predecessor. I highly recommend it. required reading for 21st century geopoliticsPublished 19 months ago by david aronow
I was disappointed in this book and found it way too superficial especially for someone with the background of the author.Published on July 25, 2013 by Wayne Lusvardi
`Terror and Consent' deserves high praise for both insight and thoroughness. The insights are of an analytical rather than a revelatory kind. Read morePublished on February 24, 2011 by DAVID BRYSON
This extraordinary book, a follow-on to his seminal "The Shield of Achilles", recapitulates the nexus of changes in military science, strategy, and governmental epochs from the... Read morePublished on October 5, 2010 by Ronald M. Weintraub
This dense text reminds me of political science books in college. It uses a historical context of governments, and compares how wars were fought as governments evolved. Read morePublished on January 18, 2010 by Elihu Feustel
In Phillip Bobbitt's book, Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-first Century, he argues that we are in a new world reality. Read morePublished on January 17, 2010 by Oliver Demille