In The Zone

Interesting chats with Mike and Josh

Super-soldiers in sci-fi

In this episode, Mike and Josh discuss some of the early depictions of super-soldiers in science fiction, from Robert A. Heinlein’s Starship Troopers (1959) to Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War (1974).

War-Games and the Dehumanisation of War

Mike and Josh are joined by Ben Goldsworthy to discuss the issue of dehumanisation in warfare. Topics covered include drone warfare, cyberwarfare and the nature of war itself.