The digital world will behave like the hacker group Anonymous and become a playground for revolutionary and criminal forces hiding in anonymity.
"This is our future. It is one we are not effectively prepared to operate in, and it is unavoidable."
The choice will be to either avoid the cities entirely or empty them of noncombatants and defeat the militants left behind in high-intensity warfare. The problem, however, is one of numbers. In a city of 10 million people, when the army has the cooperation of 99 percent of the population, that still means they must defeat 100,000 enemy fighters.
"Urban conflict is written deep into the Army's histories, but in tomorrow's conflict these megacities are orders of magnitude greater in complexity."
The video calls on the military leaders of today to redefine the doctrine of warfare and the military force structure of tomorrow to achieve victory in the dystopian future,where there is only endless war.
"Even our counterinsurgency doctrine honed in the cities of Iraq and the mountains of Afghanistan is inadequate to address the sheer scale of population in the future urban reality."
In 2014, Congress actually passed a bill prohibiting the U.S. armed forces from responding to the effects of climate change. The Republican-controlled House refused to let the military respond to the threat rising sea water posed to American Navy bases, according to Gizmodo.
"Why should Congress divert funds from the mission of our military and national security to support a political ideology."
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