By Manabrata Guha

This e-book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of warfare, and asks even if glossy, network-centric militaries can nonetheless be stated to serve the 'political'.

In gentle of the rising theories and doctrines of Network-Centric warfare (NCW), this publication strains the philosophical backdrop opposed to which the extra universal theorizations of battle and its behavior occur. Tracing the historic and philosophical roots of recent warfare from the 17th Century via to the current day, this booklet unearths that faraway from paralyzing the venture of re-problematisating conflict, the emergence of NCW offers us a chance to reconsider struggle in new and philosophically tough ways.

This publication might be of a lot curiosity to scholars of severe safety experiences, social conception, conflict experiences and political theory/IR.

Manabrata Guha is Assistant Professor (ISSSP) on the nationwide Institute of complicated reports, Bangalore, India.

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