Iain Cowie


Iain F Cowie was a researcher at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence, the oldest defence thinktank in the World, at the outbreak of the Iraq War. He has been published in a wide variety of places, such as The Washington Post, the Jane’s Police Review, the Journal of Cultural Approach and RUSI Newsbrief. He has a wide scope of interests having worked as a lawyer in the UK and as a journalist in Asia, and these have motivated an interdisciplinary style of study. He now lectures at Siam University in Thailand.


The Art of Strategic Agency
Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
In an age of postmodern irony, the army commander is trapped in a loop of strategic narratives. The endgame in the hyperreal, media-saturated world is pre-determined by the stories of old. This author- a former military researcher at the World’s oldest thinktank- takes a look at this startlingly new frontline in military plotting.

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afghanistan    counterinsurgency    fm324    hyperreal    military    on war    politik    postmodern    strategy    victory