Augmented Reality Battlefield

Augmented Reality Battlefield

Augmented Reality Battlefield States are prioritizing measures to enhance soldiers’ situational awareness during military operations, including the development of augmented reality capabilities. Augmented reality, as distinguished from virtual reality, superimposes...
The Law and Character of War in 2035

The Law and Character of War in 2035

The Law and Character of War in 2035 In fall of 2020, the Lieber Institute for Law and Warfare at West Point joined a U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC) multi-year study on the changing character of warfare. The study has convened three times annually since. Its purpose...
Deepfake Technology in the Age of Information Warfare

Deepfake Technology in the Age of Information Warfare

Deepfake Technology in the Age of Information Warfare Prior to its invasion of Ukraine, there were speculations that Russia was planning to produce a graphic fake video showing a Ukrainian attack as a pretext for an invasion. Although this “false flag” operation did...
Reentering the Loop

Reentering the Loop

Reentering the Loop The warfighting advantages of using lethal autonomous systems, and the potential costs of not using them, seem to guarantee their role in future armed conflict. This post argues that optimizing their effectiveness involves not only improving their...