Washington Post: In war, the battle today is less on the ground than on social media

Washington Post: In war, the battle today is less on the ground than on social media. “The revolutionary digital landscape then in gestation, and now in full swing, is the subject of an important and accessible new book by journalist David Patrikarakos, a contributor at the Daily Beast and Politico and the author of an earlier book on Iran’s nuclear program. The idea for ‘War in 140 Characters,’ Patrikarakos writes, came a few years ago ‘while lying on my bed in a bleak room of the Ramada hotel in Donetsk, listening to the sound of shelling on the city’s outskirts.'”