War At The Speed Of Light

China’s Laser Weapons

This is an edited excerpt from my new book, War At The Speed Of Light. Significant evidence indicates that China is developing laser weapons. Jane’s 360 reported, “Chinese media have reported that a prototype laser weapon is being tested by …

The Pace Of Warfare Is Increasing From Hyperwar To C-War

In my latest book, War At The Speed Of Light, I coined a new term, “c-war.” This is an excerpt from the book’s introduction and explains the rationale behind this term. The pace of warfare is accelerating. In fact, according …

Here’s Why The US Is Pursuing Directed Energy Weapons

This is an excerpt from the introduction of my new book, War At The Speed Of Light. As the US’ most capable potential adversaries deploy missile defenses that could threaten its advanced weapons systems, such as Ford-class aircraft carriers and …

Laser Weapons Project Devastation At The Speed Of Light

This is an excerpt from the introduction of my new book, War At The Speed Of Light: Potential US adversaries, like China and Russia, are developing and deploying supersonic (i.e., faster than the speed of sound) and hypersonic missiles (i.e., …

Cyberspace – The New Battlefield

This is an excerpt from the introduction of my new book, War At The Speed Of Light. In June 2016, NATO declared cyberspace (computer networks and the Internet) as an “operational domain,” a battlefield as real as air, sea, land, …

Will Humanity Survive The 21st Century?

Examples of typical events that most people think could cause humanity’s extinction are a large asteroid impact or a volcanic eruption of sufficient magnitude to cause catastrophic climate change. Although possible, these events actually have a relatively low probability of …

US Military Intends To Use Lasers To Defend Against Hypersonic Glide Missiles

In my new book, War At The Speed Of Light, I discuss why the US military is eager to deploy directed energy weapons, such as lasers. One important reason has to do with hypersonic (i.e., five or more times faster …

Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Our Lives And The Way We Make War

Artificial intelligence (AI) surrounds us. However, much the same way we seldom read billboards as we drive, we seldom recognize AI. Even though we use technology, like our car GPS to get directions, we do not recognize that at its …

Artificial Intelligence Threatens Human Extinction

While researching my new book, War At The Speed Of Light, I surfaced some important questions regarding the threat artificial intelligence poses to humanity. For example, Will your grandchildren face extinction? Even worse, will they become robotic slaves to a …

An Extract From the Intro of War At The Speed Of Light

The pace of warfare is accelerating. In fact, according to the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization, “So fast will be this process [command and control decision-making], especially if coupled to automatic decisions to launch artificially intelligent autonomous weapons …

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