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Why It’s Better To Be Smart Than Strong

War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History: 1500 To Today by Max Boot

Reviewed by Paul McLeary
Christian Science Monitor

"If nothing else, one would hope that the war in Iraq would dispel the myth that wars can be fought through the seemingly bloodless medium of 'smart' bombs. Max Boot, in his meticulously researched new book, War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today, does as much as any other writer of recent vintage to bring the fleshy reality of warfare back into view by looking at how technological advances, coupled with the innovations of field commanders, have changed warfare over the past five centuries...." Read the entire Christian Science Monitor review.

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