David Kilcullen is a counterinsurgency scholar that we follow very closely. He has written some awesome books to include: Counterinsurgency, Blood Year: The Unraveling of Western Counterterrorism, The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One, and Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla
In this video, he talks about the ideas in his book Out of the Mountains and some of the trends of populations moving from rural to urban environments and how it will influence future conflicts. Additionally, he talks about how the urban centers are moving closer to the coastlines. What are the implications for military operations in light of these demographic shifts? Check out the video and look into Kilcullen’s books, you won’t be disappointed with his insights and knowledge.