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2020

World of War

By Paul Cornish and Kingsley Donaldson
Read by Jonathan Keeble

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From cybersecurity to geopolitics - what will the world look like in the year 2020? Paul Cornish and Kingsley Donaldson guide us through a maze of global uncertainty in this fascinating look at the future, offering analysis and creative solutions for those who want to understand how our decisions today will affect the world we live in tomorrow.

' A timely and cogent reminder that history never ends and is about to be made' - Tim Marshall, author of Prisoners of Geography

The year is 2020 and civilisation is on the verge of a Third World War.

Will the Russian invasion of the Arctic trigger the military response called for in the NATO treaty?
Will the simultaneous Chinese cyber-attack on the Pentagon cripple the world's biggest military machine?
Who's arming the refugees in the migrant camps on the shores of the Mediterranean?
What's happening in space?

From cyber security to weapons technology, from economics to robotics, from geopolitics to undercover operations, 2020: World of War will offer us a compelling account of the shape our world will take in the future.

Told through a number of gripping scenarios, all reality-based, all using the authors' experience and inside knowledge of the way the world works, whether inside the Pentagon or on the front line of international conflict, this book is a must for everyone who wants to understand what our future looks like.

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Biographical Notes

Paul Cornish (Author)
Paul Cornish was educated at the University of St Andrews and the London School of Economics. He then served in the British Army (Royal Tank Regiment) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office before completing his PhD in strategic history at the University of Cambridge. He is Chief Strategist at Cityforum Public Policy Analysis and Visiting Professor at the National Security College, Australian National University.

Kingsley Donaldson (Author)
KINGSLEY DONALDSON is a retired Army officer. He has served on operations in a number of European and Middle Eastern countries in various roles that span from countering weapons of mass destruction through to negotiating with armed groups in Iraq. His last appointments at the Ministry of Defence were concerned with national defence and security strategy. He now advises a number of governments in his role as Director of the Causeway Institute for Peace-building Conflict Resolution International.

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  • ISBN: 9781473642294
  • Publication date: 06 Jul 2017
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