Yes, say bestselling authors Jed Babbin (former deputy undersecretary of defense) and Edward Timperlake (veteran defense analyst) in this riveting new book that takes you from the latest developments in China's quest to become a superpower to the possible battle-fields of what might become World War III.
Babbin and Timperlake unveil China's aggressive military buildup (more rapid than that of Nazi Germany before World War II) and expose how China is engaging in a new Cold War aimed at expanding its commercial and military reach at the expense of the United States.
Babbin (a former Air Force JAG) and Timperlake (a former Marine fighter pilot) do more than offer expert analysis. In dramatic Clancy-esque style, they take you into the field with Navy SEALs and Air Force bomber pilots, invite you inside the war councils at the White House and the Pentagon, and peer within China's own Politburo in an exciting—and all too likely—series of war scenarios.
In Showdown, Babbin and Timperlake reveal:
Jed Babbin is the author of Inside the Asylum: Why the UN and Old Europe Are Worse Than You Think and the novel Legacy of Valor. A former Air Force JAG, he served as a deputy undersecretary of defense in the first Bush administration, writes regularly for the American Spectator, appears frequently on television as a military and foreign affairs analyst—including on The O'Reilly Factor, FOX & Friends, and Scarborough Country—and has served as a guest host on radio for Oliver North, Laura Ingraham, Hugh Hewitt, and John Batchelor. He lives near Leesburg, Virginia.
Edward Timperlake is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and holds an MBA from Cornell. He trained as a Marine infantry officer before qualifying as a Marine fighter pilot and has held high national security positions in Congress and the Pentagon. He has published extensively and is the co-author of the New York Times bestselling Year of the Rat and Red Dragon Rising. He has been on numerous radio and television shows as an expert on national security. He lives in Arlington, Virginia.
Hardback, 226 pages ($27.95)