Tag Archives: 4GW

Fourth Generation Warfare: Ten-year prison term for web user as China cracks ‘foreign military spy’ ring: state media


Great article on how states have been recruiting agents using social media and internet forums.

Patrick Boehler, “Ten-year prison term for web user as China cracks ‘foreign military spy’ ring: state media.” May 5, 2014.


Game of Drones!

Are drones are surgical strike against terrorist, or do they produce disproportionate collateral damage? Here are some articles on both sides of the debate.

Amnesty International. “Game of Drones.” http://amnestygameofdrones.tumblr.com/

Fisher, Max. “The Best Case for Drones I’ve Heard Yet.” Washington Post. December 30, 2013. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/12/30/the-best-case-for-drones-ive-ever-heard/

Friedersdorf, Conor. “Calling U.S. Drone Strikes ‘Surgical’ Is Orwellian Propaganda.” The Atlantic. September 27, 2012. http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/09/calling-us-drone-strikes-surgical-is-orwellian-propaganda/262920/

Versus Debate. “Versus Debates: America’s Drone Campaign Is Both Moral and Effective.” Youtube. March 2, 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWMxFsFeAoc

Zenko, Micah. “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Drones.” Foreign Policy. February 27, 2012. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/02/27/10_things_you_didnt_know_about_drones