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War in 140 Characters: How Social Media Is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century

DAVID PATRIKARAKOS, BASIC BOOKS, 320 PP., $17.99, NOVEMBER 2017

MANY COMMENTATORS THESE DAYS like to proclaim that conventional military strategy is passé and war is now waged via smartphones and Facebook feeds. But what does that actually mean in practice? Journalist David Patrikarakos’s new book

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