Book Discussion on The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century

Col. Hammes talks about his book The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century, published by Zenith Press at the Ft. Myer… read more

Col. Hammes talks about his book The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century, published by Zenith Press at the Ft. Myer Officers' Club in Fort Myer, Virginia. The author defines fourth-generation warfare as what American forces are encountering in Iraq and Afghanistan. He also discusses the strengths and weaknesses of conventional military power. During the discussion, Colonel Hammes answers questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century

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151952-1
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Fort Myer, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 29, 2004
Last Aired:
Mar 13, 2005

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  • Nov 29, 2004 | 7:14am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 06, 2005 | 4:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2005 | 8:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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