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World of Wallcraft: The Contemporary Resurgence of Fortification Strategies

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-22
Number of pages4
JournalInfinity Journal
Volume6
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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Abstract

Fortification strategies are resurgent in the contemporary world. Not since pre-Napoleonic days have the precepts of positional warfare, fortification, and siegecraft been so dominant in strategic affairs. The preoccupation in our densely connected ‘information age’ with networks, transactional flows, and speed belies the reality that the leitmotif of contemporary security practice—military, civil, and corporate—is infrastructure hardening, stronghold building, and the purposeful channeling of the movements of goods, people, and ideas.

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