Category Hybrid War
The Myth Of Decisive Battle Wars Are Won By Defense And Attrition, Not The All-Out Clashes That So Often Tempt Generals.
The Myth Of Decisive Battle Wars Are Won By Defense And Attrition, Not The All-Out Clashes That So Often Tempt Generals. Ian F.W. Beckett reviews “The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost” by Cathal J. Nolan. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-myth-of-decisive-battle-1487961183?tesla=y Tanks from the ‘Wild Bunch’ company of Task Force 1-64 Armor […]
Thanks to Dave Maxwell for sending. Also worth re-reading is HR’s 2014 Veteran’s Day Speech at Georgetown here: http://blogs.cfr.org/davidson/2014/11/18/the-warrior-ethos-at-risk-h-r-mcmasters-remarkable-veterans-day-speech/ ICYMI: Discussing the Continuities of War and the Future of Warfare: The Defense Entrepreneurs Forum by H. R. McMaster Journal Article | February 20, 2017 – 4:11pm http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/icymi-discussing-the-continuities-of-war-and-the-future-of-warfare-the-defense-entrepreneur Discussing the Continuities of War and the Future of […]
Excerpts: Opening the conference General Tom Middendorp, Chief of Defence Netherlands Armed Forces, stated that “An uncertain future is looming on the horizon…this affects us all.” Ms. Hennis-Plasschaert concurred, stating, “Security in the world has seriously deteriorated since the beginning of the Arab Spring in 2011 and Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Unfortunately, there […]
The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute Feb 18, 2017 GSSR Europe, In The News, International Security, Military & Defense 0 http://georgetownsecuritystudiesreview.org/2017/02/18/the-wars-of-today-and-tomorrow-a-conversation-with-douglas-lute/ By: Will Chim, Reporter Photo Credit: United States Institute of Peace (USIP) This month, the United States Institute of Peace hosted a discussion event with Douglas Lute to discuss “the wars of today and tomorrow”. […]
ISIL & Drones: Understand The Network To Defeat The Network by Noah B. Cooper Journal Article | February 15, 2017 – 6:40pm http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/isil-drones-understand-the-network-to-defeat-the-network ISIL & Drones: Understand the Network to Defeat the Network Noah B. Cooper The employment of weaponized drone technology by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is a unique innovation […]
Excerpt: Today’s Army is accustomed to irregular warfare – the suppression of weak insurgents who do not have armies, air forces or air defenses, let alone naval power – and military “train and advise” missions. If ordered to fight in Eastern Europe, the Near East or Northeast Asia, the Army would send its vulnerable airborne […]