“War no longer exists,” writes General Sir Rupert Smith, powerfully
reminding us that the clash of mass national armies—the system of
war since Napoleon—will never occur again. Instead, he argues in
this timely book, we must be prepared to adapt tactics to each
conflict, or lose the ability to protect ourselves and our way of
General Smith draws on his vast experience as a commander in the
1991 Gulf War, in Bosnia, Kosovo and Northern... more...