Bloomberg View features Ghost Fleet, cowritten by Brent Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow August Cole, in a discussion on the risks of relying on technology and the threat posed by cyber warfare:
It’s easy to see why “Ghost Fleet” has captured the imaginations of foreign policy experts in the United States and abroad. The techno-thriller, by P.W. Singer and August Cole, not only tells a crackling-good story but also casts light on the warnings that have come from many quarters about the risks of offshoring US defense procurement.
The authors — both serious writers on war, both affiliated with leading think tanks — have done an enormous amount of research, and have even appended footnotes throughout, to assure the reader that the many technologies they describe either already exist or are likely to exist in the near future.