21st CENTURY WARFARE:Computers as the New Centre of Gravity
Loo, Bernard Fook Weng
Date of Issue2007-09-24
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Computer networks are becoming the single most important aspect of modern nation-states. Government services, military organisations, economic activities, all are increasingly dependent on computer networks. The recent spate of computer attacks and hackings might presage a new approach to warfare, where states target the increasingly important – and vulnerable – parts of modern nation-states, namely the computer networks that virtually all aspects of national life depend fundamentally upon.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 098-07
Nanyang Technological University