The feral city—savage, toxic, ungovernable—may be a phenomenon that never takes place, yet indications are that its emergence may be imminent in various parts of the world that are already latent threats to the United States. The phrase itself suggests the nature of what may become one of the more difficult security challenges of the new century.
Norton, Richard J.
Naval War College Review: Vol. 56
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol56/iss4/8