The Hackers Behind Pages of 'Ghost Fleet'

Fun summer read raises interesting questions about tech.

Fictional book, real ships.

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It’s easy to see why “Ghost Fleet” has captured the imaginations of foreign policy experts in the U.S. and abroad. The techno-thriller, by P.W. Singer and August Cole, not only tells a crackling-good story but also casts light on the warnings that have come from many quarters about the risks of offshoring U.S. defense procurement.

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