How Will We Fight?

War won't get any less lethal in the next century, says the general who led the fight in Kosovo. And our battles will become even more complex

Throughout history, the world's military have prepared for the next war guided by how the last war was fought. In the face of exploding technological advances in weaponry and communications, shifting international political and economic power, and the rise of challenges such as terrorism and international crime, is the last war a true guide or a risky diversion?

As NATO aircraft lit the sky over Yugoslavia at the start of Operation Allied Force last year, NATO's political leaders were stating that "NATO is not at war with Yugoslavia." Tell that to the pilots who flew night and day against the missiles...

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