Described as “the military counterpart of Orwell’s 1984, The War on 2020 is the breathtaking novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Red Army, Ralph Peters.
Soviet Central Asia, 2020.
A decaying Soviet Union is on the brink of disaster. Their only hope is American’s seventh cavalry. They’re plunging into the horrors of war in the new millennium.
The Soviet Army is barley holding on to its last line of defenses, devastated by the Islamic and Soviet rebel forces supplied by the Japanese. Reeling from a deadly worldwide plague and defeat in Africa, the U.S. sends legendary Colonel George Tylor, commanding he Seventh Cavalry, in a last-ditch effort the save the Soviets. Undetected by Japanese spy satellites, the squadrons race to strike a fatal blow with an untried weapon that is the last, best hope in the U.S. arsenal. In this battle fought by electronics and lasers, where the killers never lock eyes, the Americans succeed overwhelmingly. But then the Japanese strike back, with a weapon of horrible, unimagined power…
Ralph Peters is a retired Army lieutenant colonel and former enlisted man, a controversial strategist and veteran of the intelligence world; a bestselling, prize-winning novelist; a journalist who has covered multiple conflicts and appears frequently in the broadcast media; and a lifelong traveler with experience in over seventy countries on six continents. A widely read columnist, Ralph Peters’s journalism has appeared in dozens of newspapers, magazines, and web-zines, including the New York Post, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, The Washington Post, Newsweek, Harper’s Magazine, and Armchair General Magazine. His books include The Officers’ Club, The War After Armageddon, Endless War, and Red Army. Peters grew up in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, and studied writing at Pennsylvania State University. He lives and writes in the Washington, DC, area.