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Information Technology and Military Power: Information Technology and Military Power

Jon R. Lindsay

Abstract

Militaries with state-of-the-art information technology sometimes bog down in confusing conflicts. To understand why, it is important to understand the micro-foundations of military power in the information age, and this is exactly what this book gives us. As the book shows, digital systems now mediate almost every effort to gather, store, display, analyze, and communicate information in military organizations. The book highlights how personnel now struggle with their own information systems as much as with the enemy. Throughout this foray into networked technology in military operations, we s ... More

Keywords: information technology, military power, digital systems, networked technology, military performance, US military

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781501749568
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501749568.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jon R. Lindsay, author
University of Toronto