On March 20, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow August Cole and strategist P.W. Singer published an article in Task & Purpose titled “Microdrones, AI, and VR glasses: A sneak peek into the future of war and how we’ll train for it.” In the article, Cole and Singer use creative narratives to convey that the new technology of future battles will require new approaches to education.

An officer’s success or failure in the future will come in part from the education and experiences they were provided long before the point of decision.

August Cole and P.W. Singer
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