On January 11, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow August Cole was featured in an article in Task & Purpose titled “Dear Hollywood: Here are some ideas for military movies and TV shows that won’t suck.” The article outlines the lack of film and television that accurately captures the military experience, recognizing Ghost Fleet, a book co-authored by Cole imagining a plausible Third World War, as a novel that could be adapted into a solid military movie.

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