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Warfare in the 21st century

Author: Jeremy K Brown
Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson, ©2003.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 75, no. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Topics covered: theaters of modern war, terrorism, chemical and biological weapons, nuclear and radiological weapons, non-lethal weapons, and the future of modern war.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy K Brown
ISBN: 0824210212 9780824210212
OCLC Number: 52090847
Description: viii, 187 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I : Theaters of modern war --
U.S. soldiers train for urban warfare / Ron Martz --
Fighting in sand land / Tim Ripley --
Guerrilla ships for a new kind of war / Otis Port and Stan Crock --
Space weapons : refuting the critics / Steven Lambakis --
Information warfare : time to prepare / Bruce D. Berkowitz --
Part II : Terrorism --
Southeast Asia remains fertile for Al Qaeda / Raymond Bonner --
Al Qaeda considered as dangerous as before 9/11 / John Diamond and Kevin Johnson --
Suicide terrorism / Kaja Perina --
Part III : Chemical and biological weapons --
Russia's poorly guarded past / Joby Warrick --
Combating biological weapons / Michael Crowley --
Waiting for bioterror / Katherine Eban --
New base for developing chemical, biological defenses / Steve Vogel --
Part IV : Nuclear and radiological weapons --
U.N. unit warns on nuclear material / John J. Fialka --
Micro-nukes / James Gordon Prather --
Nuclear nightmares / Bill Keller --
Part V : Non-lethal weapons --
Bang! You're incapacitated / Brad Knickerbocker --
Pentagon's non-lethal gas / Bill Mesler --
U.S. troops find new uses for non-lethal weaponry / Harold Kennedy --
Part VI : Future of modern war --
Outfitting the army of one / Monty Phan and Lou Dolinar --
In new era of war, pilotless planes soaring / Peter H. King --
High-tech gear making troops precise, deadly / Michael Hedges --
Eyes in the sky / Matthew Brewer --
New military-industrial complex / Ian Mount, David H. Freedman, and Matthew Maier.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 75, no. 3.
Responsibility: edited by Jeremy K. Brown.

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Topics covered: theaters of modern war, terrorism, chemical and biological weapons, nuclear and radiological weapons, non-lethal weapons, and the future of modern war.

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