The space and cyber domains have changed the traditional notions of what constitutes war by expanding war into a global and continuous enterprise.
Space Safety Coordination: A Norm for All Nations SWJED Mon, 04/15/2019 - 6:01pm
Imagine this: As you drive down the highway at the speed limit in the right lane, another car races past you on the left then veers into your lane without warning. The other car then slows down until it is just feet in front of you, forcing you to make a quick decision to slow down, change lanes or even swerve off the road to the right to avoid a collision. Now imagine the same scenario involving two satellites orbiting 22,000 miles above the earth and traveling at 6,800 miles per hour.
The primacy of the state may be nowhere more pronounced than where terrestrial political borders have no relevance.
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Some disruptive thoughts on future defense initiatives from Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.