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The Impact of Modern Warfare on Power and Politics

No government exclusively based on the means of violence has ever existed. Even the totalitarian ruler, whose chief instrument of rule is torture, needs a power basis—the secret police and its net of informers. Only the development of robot soldiers, which, as previously mentioned, would eliminate the human factor completely and, conceivably, permit one man…Read more The Impact of Modern Warfare on Power and Politics Posted on 15 April 2013 | 1:24 pm