Power Failure

Why the West’s best armies are struggling against Hizballah, al-Qaeda in Iraq and other jihadists-at-large.

Appeared in: Volume 02, Number 6 | Published on: July 1, 2007
Josef Joffe is publisher-editor of the German news weekly Die Zeit and a member of the executive committee of the AI’s editorial board. He is also a fellow of Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. This essay grew out of a lecture on “The Changing Nature of War” at All Souls College, Oxford.
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