The Wall Street Journal features Ghost Fleet, cowritten by Brent Scowcroft Center Nonresident Senior Fellow August Cole, in a discussion on the advances of cyber warfare and a vision of the hypothetical World War III:

A new novel, “Ghost Fleet,” warns Americans about advances in cyberwarfare that could leave the U.S. as unprepared as Britain was against the U-boats. The title refers to mothballed warships and planes the U.S. recommissions because their pre-Internet technologies haven’t been hacked


Mr. Cole runs the Future of Warfare Project at the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank, which encourages artists to create works about a hypothetical World War III. An exhibit includes art in the style of the Uncle Sam recruiting poster. One future poster solicits unhacked chips: “Reduce, Reuse, Refight: Donate Microchips at Your Local Victory Drive.”

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