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Village Praxis: USSOCOM Reading List 2017 (Edited)

• http://zerogov.com, by Bill Buppert

It's good to see the recognition that chaos and complexity theory are having an impact on the warrior tradecraft.

Taleb's Incerto books on black swans and antifragility may be the most important ideas discovered in the 21st century. The implications for future conflict are just as vital as the backward glance the concepts provide for looking at military history through a different lens that sees the fog and friction of war as not native to the events but a necessary component of what makes war tick.

Fischer's book on Paul Revere's Ride is even better than his treatment of one of the most overrated military captains of military history, George Washington.

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