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#WavellReviews “I, Warbot. The Dawn of Artificially Intelligent Conflict” by Kenneth Payne

The Wavell Room Team
With the steady pace of technological developments, it is not clear how long this book will remain current, but you would be hard pushed to...
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#WavellReviews “Dictatorship by Degrees: Xi Jinping in China” by Steven P. Feldman

Axel Dessein
The book focuses on how “signs of pre-totalitarianism” are increasingly visible in the contemporary Chinese leadership through the role of ideology, intolerance of dissent, extra-legal...
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#WavellReviews “First In, Last Out: The Post-War Organisation, Employment and Training of Royal Marine Commandos” by Paul Winter (editor)

Andy Young
His fundamental argument - that the RM need to separate themselves from the pack by carving a distinct defence niche and identity with a bespoke...