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Annihilation from Within

The Ultimate Threat to Nations

by Fred Charles IkleМЃ

  • 16 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Religious conflict,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Security, International,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Terrorism,
  • Social aspects,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Military Science,
  • Political Freedom & Security - General,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Technology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9894917M
    ISBN 100231139527
    ISBN 109780231139526

    Iklé, Fred C., Annihilation from Within: The Ultimate Threat to Nations, Columbia Univ. Press, pp. [cross-posted on Albion’s Seedlings]. Recently, Jay Manifold posted a review of this book which included an insightful summary and an extended discussion of the impact that science and technology will have on the survival of the nation-state.. A brief synopsis of this book. Jeff VanderMeer’s New York Times - bestselling Southern Reach trilogy has been translated into over 35 languages. The first novel, Annihilation, won the Nebula Award and Shirley Jackson Award, and was made into a movie by Paramount in Recent works include Dead Astronauts, Borne (a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award), and The Strange Bird.

    Deep within a three-hundred meter hidden space inside the Annihilation Hive, there was a formation-base with a long-haired man seated in the lotus position atop it. The long-haired man’s hair was half black and half white, and he was nervously keeping track of the hive’s status. In this eloquent and impassioned book, defense expert Fred Iklé predicts a revolution in national security that few strategists have grasped; fewer still are mindful of its historic roots. Iklé outlines practical measures that could readily be implemented to help us avert the worst lation from Within: The Ultimate Threat to.

    Annihilation is a science fiction novel written by Jeff VanderMeer and published in The first book of VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy, it won the Shirley Jackson Award for best novel and the Nebula Award for Best Novel. A film based on the novel was released in Annihilation (eBook) by Jeff Vandermeer (Author), isbn, synopsis:The Southern Reach Trilogy begins with this Neb.


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Five Lessons of the Nuclear Age 4. Annihilation from Within 5. Time to Get Serious 6. Restorations Notes Acknowledgments Index. Fred Charles Ikle talked about his book Annihilation from Within: The Ultimate Threat to Nations, published by Columbia University Ikle argued that because of unrestrained technological.

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, February There is a comfort in familiarity, a foundation from which to definitively identify and label. But Jeff VanderMeer is not interested in putting his readers at ease.

With Annihilation--the first volume of The Southern Reach Trilogy--he carefully creates a yearning for answers, then boldly denies them, reminding us that being too eager to know too /5(K).

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It is the. Globalization guarantees the spread of new technologies, whether beneficial or destructive, and this proliferation reaches beyond North Korea, Iran, and other rogue states.

Our greatest threat is a cunning tyrant who might gain a few weapons of mass destruction and annihilate a nation's government from within, assuming dictatorial power. Despite its unflinching analysis of ominous threats to the survival of our nation and our civilization, it offers an innovative list of five measures that the United States could to take to avert "annihilation from within" - a nuclear detonation or other super 9/11 designed by a new Lenin or Hitler aimed at seizing power in the US, or any nation/5(8).

An unexpected gem from the "Annihilation" is Iklé's portrayer of Ronald Reagan, who had the reputation as a war monger, as someone who abhored the risks inherent in a policy of Mutual Assured Destruction. My biggest complaint is that, despite its short length, the book is very s: 2. Annihilation is a British-American science fiction horror film written and directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel of the same name by Jeff stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, and Oscar story follows a group of female explorers who enter "The Shimmer", a mysterious quarantined zone of mutating plants.

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It has found support and acceptance among some British evangelicals, although viewed with greater suspicion by. Book. Annihilation from Within Details Author(s): Fred Charles Iklé Publisher: Columbia University Press eISBN: Subjects: Social Sciences.

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A stunning first part, the story is a strange mix of bio-horror and sci-fi. A little bit Alice in Wonderland, a little bit At the Mountains of Madness, VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy has earned him a place as one of the best contemporary sci-fi 4/5(13).