The Art of War in the Network Age : Back to the Future.

By: Henrotin, JosephPublisher: Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (243 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781119361350Subject(s): Military art and science--Technological innovationsGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Art of War in the Network Age : Back to the FutureLOC classification: U42.H46 2016Online resources: Click to View
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Approaching Military Revolutions -- 1.1. Lexical varieties -- 1.1.1. MTR versus RMA -- 1.1.2. Military revolutions versus RMAs -- 1.1.3. Reassessing the notion of military revolution -- 1.1.4. An incomplete RMA? From revolution to transformation -- 1.2. Types of RMA -- 1.2.1. An example of techno-centric classification -- 1.2.2. Unlikely revolutions -- 1.2.3. Cohen and the "revolutionary types" -- 1.2.4. RMA schools at the turn of the millennium -- 2. The Epistemology of RMA -- 2.1. Longue durée, conjoncture and event history … outdated? -- 2.2. RMA as a result of a long-term evolution? -- 2.2.1. From evolutionary to revolutionary longue durée -- 2.2.2. The eternal moment of changing epochs: RMA and postmodernity -- 2.2.3. An overused post-modernity, an assumed post-industrialism -- 2.2.4. The building of a revolution -- 2.3. Confronting the distinctive aspects of military revolutions -- 2.3.1. An anhistorical RMA? -- 2.3.2. Breaks and discontinuities -- 3. A Paradigm Shift -- 3.1. A strategic consensus around the "paradigm shift" -- 3.1.1. Paradigm pluralities -- 3.1.2. The place of politics: scientific-rational and historical paradigms -- 3.1.3. The question of levels of engagement -- 3.1.4. A rethinking of strategy as an art -- 3.2. Strategy of means and RMA -- 3.2.1. A hidden revolution? RMA and genetic strategy -- 3.2.2. A failed revolution? RMA and industrial strategy -- 4. Understanding (1): Piercing the Fog of War in Fluid Spaces -- 4.1. Strategy of fluid spaces -- 4.1.1. The fluid and the solid -- 4.1.2. SAGE, the first network-centric system -- 4.2. Fluidifying global spaces? -- 4.2.1. Figures of the fluidification of aerospatial spaces -- 4.2.2. Fluidification by reticulation -- 4.2.3. Operating in mixed spaces: generating political effect.
5. Understanding (2): Fluidifying the Solid? -- 5.1. The electronic battlefield -- 5.1.1. The Vietnam War -- 5.1.2. The European model of the RMA -- 5.2. The fragmentation of intelligence -- 5.2.1. Fragmenting and network-centering -- 5.2.2. The network-centric man -- 5.2.3. Uncertainty and new armies of the old regime -- 6. Waging War in Network-centric Conditions -- 6.1. The kinematics of operations -- 6.1.1. On the conquest of time: chronostrategy -- 6.1.2. War and movement, war and command -- 6.1.3. Controlling and dominating -- 6.2. Waging war in networks -- 6.2.1. The paradox of the enemy: the (non-)responses to asymmetry and hybrid warfare -- 6.2.2. Future wars and wars in networks -- 6.2.3. Principles of war in the age of networks -- 7. Striking in Network-centric Conditions -- 7.1. A paradoxical precision -- 7.1.1. Certainty of striking -- 7.1.2. Certain to succeed? -- 7.1.3. Wars lost by precision? -- 7.2. The retaliation against the Transformation: techno-guerillas and hybrid war -- 7.2.1. The state incubator -- 7.2.2. The true RMA and the future of war? -- 7.2.3. Adaptation by networks? -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index -- Other titles from iSTE in Information Systems, Web and Pervasive Computing -- EULA.
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Approaching Military Revolutions -- 1.1. Lexical varieties -- 1.1.1. MTR versus RMA -- 1.1.2. Military revolutions versus RMAs -- 1.1.3. Reassessing the notion of military revolution -- 1.1.4. An incomplete RMA? From revolution to transformation -- 1.2. Types of RMA -- 1.2.1. An example of techno-centric classification -- 1.2.2. Unlikely revolutions -- 1.2.3. Cohen and the "revolutionary types" -- 1.2.4. RMA schools at the turn of the millennium -- 2. The Epistemology of RMA -- 2.1. Longue durée, conjoncture and event history … outdated? -- 2.2. RMA as a result of a long-term evolution? -- 2.2.1. From evolutionary to revolutionary longue durée -- 2.2.2. The eternal moment of changing epochs: RMA and postmodernity -- 2.2.3. An overused post-modernity, an assumed post-industrialism -- 2.2.4. The building of a revolution -- 2.3. Confronting the distinctive aspects of military revolutions -- 2.3.1. An anhistorical RMA? -- 2.3.2. Breaks and discontinuities -- 3. A Paradigm Shift -- 3.1. A strategic consensus around the "paradigm shift" -- 3.1.1. Paradigm pluralities -- 3.1.2. The place of politics: scientific-rational and historical paradigms -- 3.1.3. The question of levels of engagement -- 3.1.4. A rethinking of strategy as an art -- 3.2. Strategy of means and RMA -- 3.2.1. A hidden revolution? RMA and genetic strategy -- 3.2.2. A failed revolution? RMA and industrial strategy -- 4. Understanding (1): Piercing the Fog of War in Fluid Spaces -- 4.1. Strategy of fluid spaces -- 4.1.1. The fluid and the solid -- 4.1.2. SAGE, the first network-centric system -- 4.2. Fluidifying global spaces? -- 4.2.1. Figures of the fluidification of aerospatial spaces -- 4.2.2. Fluidification by reticulation -- 4.2.3. Operating in mixed spaces: generating political effect.

5. Understanding (2): Fluidifying the Solid? -- 5.1. The electronic battlefield -- 5.1.1. The Vietnam War -- 5.1.2. The European model of the RMA -- 5.2. The fragmentation of intelligence -- 5.2.1. Fragmenting and network-centering -- 5.2.2. The network-centric man -- 5.2.3. Uncertainty and new armies of the old regime -- 6. Waging War in Network-centric Conditions -- 6.1. The kinematics of operations -- 6.1.1. On the conquest of time: chronostrategy -- 6.1.2. War and movement, war and command -- 6.1.3. Controlling and dominating -- 6.2. Waging war in networks -- 6.2.1. The paradox of the enemy: the (non-)responses to asymmetry and hybrid warfare -- 6.2.2. Future wars and wars in networks -- 6.2.3. Principles of war in the age of networks -- 7. Striking in Network-centric Conditions -- 7.1. A paradoxical precision -- 7.1.1. Certainty of striking -- 7.1.2. Certain to succeed? -- 7.1.3. Wars lost by precision? -- 7.2. The retaliation against the Transformation: techno-guerillas and hybrid war -- 7.2.1. The state incubator -- 7.2.2. The true RMA and the future of war? -- 7.2.3. Adaptation by networks? -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index -- Other titles from iSTE in Information Systems, Web and Pervasive Computing -- EULA.

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