>> Ihre Thalia-Vorteile: Entdecken Sie unsere Services im Überblick!

War with Russia

An Urgent Warning from Senior Military Command

A chilling political thriller that is dangerously close to becoming reality

According to General Sir Richard Shirreff, recently retired Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe we are already at war with Russia. Putin is waging war by unconventional means, including sponsoring terrorist attacks in Ukraine and in the UK and also cyber warfare. This book shows how war with Russia could erupt into conventional warfare with the bloodiest and most appalling consequences if the necessary steps are not taken urgently. As Admiral James G Stavridis, US Navy, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe, says 'You fail to read this book at your peril.

Like any 'strongman', the Russian president's reputation for strength is everything. Lose momentum, fail to give the people what they want and he fails. Putin has already demonstrated that he has no intention of failing. He has already started a lethal dynamic which, unless checked right now, could see him invade the Baltic states.

Russia's invasion and seizure of Georgia in 2008 was our 'Rhineland moment'. We ignored the warning signs - as we did back in the 1930s - and we made it 'business as usual'.
Crimea in 2014 was the President's 'Sudetenland moment' and again he got away with it. Since 2014 Russia has invaded Ukraine. The Baltics could be next.

Our political leaders assume that nuclear deterrence will save us. General Sir Richard Shirreff shows us why this will not wash.
Rezension
The great strength of this tale is that it is told by an insider who really knows. The moral of this story is clear. The relentless hollowing out of the military and defence postures of the west have placed us all in danger. This is a parable with a real message about our general ineptitude in the new realities of hard power...The best piece of super power military fiction since Tom Clancy's The Hunt for Red October. Enjoy this riot of a book. And be very afraid - it really could happen like this. Robert Fox Evening Standard
Portrait

Born in Kenya in 1955 where he spent his early years, Richard Shirreff commissioned into the British Army as a cavalry officer after reading history at Oxford. In his 37 years of service he commanded soldiers on operations from the most junior to the most senior levels. He saw combat as a tank commander in the First Gulf War, experienced many of the complexities of Northern Ireland during his three tours there and learned first-hand the challenges of bringing peace to the Balkans in both Kosovo and Bosnia. He returned to Iraq as a multinational commander in 2006-7. When not in command he spent time either being educated in the art and science of war on a succession of different command and staff courses or in a range of posts as a formulator or executor of policy in the Ministry of Defence and Army Headquarters. His last seven years in uniform were spent in two senior NATO command posts: Commander of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps and Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe; the Alliance´s deputy strategic commander and the most senior British general in the Alliance.

Since leaving the Army he has set up Strategia Worldwide, a risk management consultancy.

… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 464
Erscheinungsdatum 06.10.2016
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4736-3225-7
Verlag Hodder And Stoughton
Maße (L/B/H) 19,8/12,6/3,2 cm
Gewicht 321 g
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
8,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt. zzgl. Versandkosten
Versandfertig innerhalb 48 Stunden
Kostenlose Lieferung ab 20 Einkaufwert
Versandkostenfrei für Bonuscard-Kunden
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 42214750
    The Hacked World Order - Adam Segal
    The Hacked World Order
    von Adam Segal
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    19,99
  • 44153955
    The New Russia - Mikhail Gorbachev
    The New Russia
    von Mikhail Gorbachev
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    29,99
  • 44656074
    The Invention of Science - David Wootton
    The Invention of Science
    von David Wootton
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 81771242
    Wild Ride - Adam Lashinsky
    Wild Ride
    von Adam Lashinsky
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    9,99
  • 44343015
    The Invention of Russia: From Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War - Arkady Ostrovsky
    The Invention of Russia: From Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War
    von Arkady Ostrovsky
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    13,99
  • 60624889
    Shanzhai - Byung-Chui Han
    Shanzhai
    von Byung-Chui Han
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    15,99
  • 43764776
    Somme - Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
    Somme
    von Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    14,99
  • 44114647
    White Trash - Nancy Isenberg
    White Trash
    von Nancy Isenberg
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    19,99
  • 65241274
    Obama: An Intimate Portrait - Pete Souza
    Obama: An Intimate Portrait
    von Pete Souza
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    36,99
  • 78478530
    Arnhem - Antony Beevor
    Arnhem
    von Antony Beevor
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    14,99

Kundenbewertungen

Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

War with Russia - Richard Shirreff

War with Russia

von Richard Shirreff

Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
8,99
+
=
Der letzte Sniper - Kevin Lacz, Ethan E. Rocke, Lindsey Lacz

Der letzte Sniper

von Kevin Lacz

(1)
Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
20,60
+
=

für

29,59

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen