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Growing Pains

As a new, tech-savvy generation fills the ranks, the military struggles to keep pace. P.W. Singer is the author of Wired for War and an expert in military technology.

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GROWING PAINS

  • A Saudi Arabian government official estimates that 80% of terrorist recruitment among Saudi youth is done through the Internet. - Asharq Al-Awsat, February 2007
  • There are 15 times more players of America's Army than soldiers in the actual U.S. Army. - U.S. Army, February 2009

posted February 2, 2010

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