Small wars, big data : the information revolution in modern conflict / Eli Berman, Joseph H. Felter, and Jacob N. Shapiro with Vestal McIntyre.

"How a new understanding of warfare can help the military fight today's conflicts more effectively. The way wars are fought has changed starkly over the past sixty years. International military campaigns used to play out between large armies at central fronts. Today's conflicts find m...

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Main Authors: Berman, Eli, (Author), Felter, Joseph H., (Author), Shapiro, Jacob N., (Author), McIntyre, Vestal, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2018]
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Preface; 1 Know the War You're In; 2 ESOC's Motivation and Approach; 3 Information-Centric Insurgency and Counterinsurgency; 4 The Information Mechanism; 5 The Role of Development Assistance; 6 The Role of Suppression; 7 How Civilians Respond to Harm; 8 Economic Conditions and Insurgent Violence; 9 What Works? Leveraging the Information Mechanism; 10 The Enduring Importance of Understanding Asymmetric Conflict; Notes; Index.