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Shifting human environment : how trends in human geography will shape future military operations / Paul T. Bartone & Mitchell Armbruster, editors.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (vi, 63 pages) : color illustrations.
  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Center for Technology and National Security Policy, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title screen (viewed May 7, 2015).
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 62-63).
Formatted Contents Note:
Megacities : future urban environments and joint urban warfare / Paul T. Bartone and Albert A. Sciarretta -- Identity and ideological conflict : influences of religious, cultural, and pragmatic ideologies on political groups / Albert A. Sciarretta -- Nontraditional security threats and a new kind of warfare / James M. Keagle -- The future evolution of transnational criminal organizations and the threat to U.S. national security / Celina B. Realuyo -- Uplinking into the future : education in 2030.
Summary, etc.:
"In January 2014 the Center for Technology and National Security Policy was asked to examine some major trends within the domain of human geography, developments that will have important influence on the type of environments future military forces will be operating in ... these papers describe an increasingly networked, technologically sophisticated and complex world that the U.S. military will have to operate in. By being aware of these trends, national security leaders and decision makers will be better equipped for the awesome task of anticipating future force challenges and requirements"--Publisher's web site.
Subject: Human geography.
War > Forecasting.
Security, International > Forecasting.
National security > United States > Forecasting.
Transnational crime > Forecasting.
Education > Forecasting.

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