Alvin Toffler | Criticism

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SOURCE: Arquilla, John, and David Ronfeldt. Review of War and Anti-War: Survival at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century, by Alvin and Heidi Toffler. Comparative Strategy 14, no. 3 (July-September 1995): 331-41.

In the following review, Arquilla and Ronfeldt compare War and Anti-War with two other books on the future of the American military—America's Military Revolution by William E. Odom and The Military Revolution by Geoffrey Parker.

In national security policy circles and increasingly in academia, the notion of a revolution in military affairs (RMA) has caught on dramatically. Even the public has grown aware that a quantum shift is under way, given its repeated viewings of “smart weapons” performance during the Persian Gulf War and the startlingly low allied casualties in that conflict. A host of articles, monographs, military doctrinal publications, and books has emerged over the past few years, all of which tend to concur that “revolutionary change...

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