Readers of Lee Kessler’s novels, “White King and the Doctor” and “White King Rising,” are finding the answers they seek to the question “What’s happening to America?”
Los Angeles, CA – February 08, 2010 – The concept of asymmetrical war and weaponry has been with us since before the time of the Greeks and Romans. It is a term utilized by insiders, military strategists and some media pundits to describe the assault on America by terrorists.
When asked about asymmetrical warfare, Lee responded, “It is exactly the type of warfare implemented by the real life terrorists in my novels, White King and the Doctor and White King Rising. A thumbnail definition of this type of warfare is when one side uses its strengths to overcome its opponents’ weaknesses. Such struggles often involve strategies and tactics that are unconventional and may not necessarily be militarized. The term is rarely used or even seen by the average citizen.”
She went on to say, Fourth Generation Warfare (4GW) is conflict characterized by a blurring of the lines between war and politics, soldier and civilian. It is a type of warfare that weakens one’s will to win using a number of elements including terrorism, direct attacks on the enemy's culture, and highly sophisticated psychological warfare—especially through media manipulation and lawfare. Lawfare is a type of asymmetrical warfare waged via the use of international law to attack an opponent on moral grounds, with an objective of winning a public relations victory.”
For more information about Lee Kessler, read a preview, and watch the televised interview, visit http://www.whitekingrising.com/ White King Rising and White King and the Doctor are available in bookstores and online.
About Lee Kessler
Lee Kessler is a television actress, author, playwright, and stage director. Her career in Hollywood and New York spans 35 years and includes dozens of guest starring roles in episodic TV, mini-series and movies-of-the-week and was submitted for Emmy nominations for her starring roles in Collision Course and Which Mother Is Mine? She co-starred with Peter O'Toole in Creator. Her play, Anais Nin - the Paris Years was produced in New York and Los Angeles, with a subsequent tour on the West Coast. She directed the West Coast premiere of A.R. Gurney's Who Killed Richard Cory? Visit http://www.whitekingandthedoctor.com/ and http://www.whitekingrising.com/ Fan Lee at http://www.facebook.com/LeeKesslerStoryteller
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