Most of this war, is very gritty, re Restrepo, for one example, and not at all antiseptic, as the argument was about the First Gulf War. 'Strangelove' is premised on the notion, that our military leadership,
General Ripper is loosely based on the caricature of Lemay, was insane.
But if your saying that Gibson seem to have presaged this in Neuromancer, I somewhat tend to agree
That's a very Burnhamian view, for those like my brother in the Stans, I assure you it's not remote, or many in that same circumstance, similarly those a Firebase Chapman, but you're saying total war, the kind that was almost seen in Times Square, is the norm.