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Cameron and Hague are wrong – drones and ‘cyber-warfare’ will not replace conventional forces

By Matthew Partridge


With the commencement of coalition air strikes in Libya it is clear that the USA, Britain and NATO have not abandoned conventional measures in favour of ‘cyber-warfare’ and soft power. And yet, many commentators are very enthusiastic about the use of these new methods. Matthew Partridge looks at the recent rebalancing of defence policy and finds that these new measures may in fact only be only modestly effective

Topics: JN101 Great Britain, JZ International relations, U Military Science (General)
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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