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BOOK: Review- 2034: A Novel of the Next World War – Efraim Halevy | Haaretz

A journalist and top NATO commander have co-written a thriller that lays out a series of incidents in the South China Sea, the Strait of Hormuz and D.C. that spark the apocalypse. Former Mossad chief Efraim Halevy reviews the book 

Efraim Halevy | Haaretz reviews ‘2034,’ by Elliot Ackerman and James Stavridis

This is a highly appropriate time to read “2034: A Novel of the Next World War”, a thriller published in March that describes a chain of events leading to a third world war.  

Its coauthors are seasoned veterans of the U.S. military. One is James Stavridis, 66, a retired Navy admiral who served in a variety of command positions. In 2009 he was named supreme commander of NATO and the top U.S. commander in Europe, positions he held until his retirement in 2013. The second, Elliot Ackerman, is 25 years his junior. A journalist and author, he served eight years in the U.S. Marine Corps as an infantry and special operation officer, including a brief stint with the Ground Branch of the CIA’s Special Activities Division. Ackerman served multiple tours of duty with elite covert CIA units in the Middle East and southwest Asia, including in Iraq and Afghanistan.          Continue reading

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