The Contest For Central Asia

The Contest For Central Asia

AUTHOR:  Alexander Cooley PUBLISHED BY:  Oxford University Press, USA REVIEWED BY:  Patrick Swan, per Concordiam contributor In the 1800s, Russia and Great Britain played a…

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‘War by other memes’

‘War by other memes’

AUTHORs:  P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking PUBLISHED BY:  Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt REVIEWED BY:  Patrick Swan, per Concordiam contributor If war is, as Prussian…

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Hybrid War in the Lands in Between

Hybrid War in the Lands in Between

BOOK AUTHOR:  Mitchell A. Orenstein PUBLISHED BY:  Oxford University Press, 2019 REVIEWED BY:  per Concordiam Staff Mitchell Orenstein assures us that his book, The Lands…

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An Essential Military Role

An Essential Military Role

Edited by:  U.S. Army Col. William Mendel and Dr. Peter McCabe PUBLISHED BY:  JSOU Press REVIEWED BY:  per Concordiam Staff It is counterintuitive that nations…

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What the Past Reveals

What the Past Reveals

AUTHORS: Peter R. Mansoor and Williamson Murray PUBLISHED BY: Cambridge University Press, 2016 REVIEWED BY: per Concordiam Staff Seven precarious coalitions battled French attempts to…

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The battle for digital supremacy

The battle for digital supremacy

Book author: David Patrikarakos Published by: Basic Books Reviewer: per Concordiam Staff Social media has made a mockery of the old saw that a lie can travel halfway…

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Islam’s Revival in Central Asia

Islam’s Revival in Central Asia

Book author, editor: Pauline Jones Published by: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017 Reviewer: Diana Clark Gill Civil violence is worrisome no matter where it originates or where its proponents strike….

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Countering extremism at the national level

Countering extremism at the national level

Book author: Hamed El-Said Published by Palmgrave Macmillan, 2015 Reviewer: Clare Calvert As the number of countries dealing with the threat of foreign terrorist fighters…

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Human Trafficking Cases Offer Insight Into Criminal Networks

Human Trafficking Cases Offer Insight Into Criminal Networks

Authors: Johan Leman and Stef Janssens, published by Palgrave Macmillan, 2015 Reviewed by: Sabrina A. Laursen Marshall Center intern Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling in…

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A History of Cyberspace

A History of Cyberspace

Book editor: Eneken Tikk-Ringas; published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London; December 2015. Reviewed by: Joseph W. Vann, Marshall Center Evolution of the…

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