TITLE

Modern Warfare

AUTHOR(S)
Cordesman, Anthony H.
PUB. DATE
June 2016
SOURCE
Harvard International Review;Summer2016, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on changing the matrix of conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Topics discussed include Israel and U.S. preparing for the conventional war in the MENA region, predicting the war characters that involves tactics and force elements as diverse mixes in MENA region and role of outside powers in reshaping the future conflicts capability.
ACCESSION #
119802554

 

Related Articles

  • ASK MHQ. Looby, John; Towson, Alan // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Winter2008, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p6 

    The article answers a question on whether the French forces could have prevailed if the Germans had gone with their first plan rather than the revised thrust through the Ardennes in 1940. It cites the four deployment directives, or operations plans, launched by Germany in the West after the...

  • COIN is Dead: U.S. Army Must Put Strategy Over Tactics. Gentile, Gian P. // World Politics Review (19446284);11/22/2011, p5 

    The author explains why the U.S. Army should focus on strategy rather than on tactics. According to the author, the U.S. will eventually withdraw from both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars without achieving any appreciable strategic gain. The author further points that the guiding principle of the...

  • War strategy in different centuries. Singh, Kapender // International Journal of Social Sciences Review;Apr2019, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p661 

    War is hell. But somehow, we humans have found a way to make it necessary through the course of history. From a country trying to expand its territory to a dictator trying to rule the world, man has witnessed countless battles. Strategy is main object of the war .It is about how you defeat your...

  • OODA Loop. Mostaghni, Michael // Infantry;Jan-Apr2010, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p49 

    The article demonstrates the Bold Cycle, known as the observe, orient, decide, and act (OODA) loop. It pertains to a conceptual breakdown of American fighter pilot combat tactics, and it argues that a pilot is more vulnerable to his opponent when he reacts to a given situation. It was observed...

  • EISENHOWER'S SIX GREAT DECISIONS. Smith, Walter Bedell // Saturday Evening Post;6/15/1946, Vol. 218 Issue 50, p18 

    The article discusses the blunders committed by the High Command of the German army which contributed to the German defeat from allied forces during World War II. The failure of German military leaders to assess the strength of the allied of invasion of France contributed to their downfall...

  • Meeting Our First Enemy in the Heat. HENRY, CHARLES D. // Infantry;Spring2019, p33 

    The article discusses on the climate challenges faced by the army after the deployment from the plane as the changes can be sensed of the temperature, and the dryness or humidity of the air. Topics include adapting to a hotter environment that is either dryer or wetter; and discusses patterns of...

  • The Strategist as Hero. GRAY, COLIN S. // JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2011 3rd Quarter, Issue 62, p37 

    An essay is presented regarding strategy and the struggle of strategist to come up with a purposeful behavior. It discusses the purpose of strategy which is the bridge that connects political ends with methods and to achieve control over the security context of the polity. It states that there...

  • Saddam's War. Thomas, Evan; Barry, John; Peraino, Kevin; Dickey, Christopher; Brant, Martha; Dehghanpisheh, Babak // Newsweek;3/17/2003, Vol. 141 Issue 11, p24 

    Examines Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's survival strategy against a possible U.S.-led invasion. How Hussein's stalling tactics could sway international opinion; Outlook for Iraqi resistance as U.S. forces push north out of Kuwait; Views of U.S. intelligence; Probable role of Hussein's elite...

  • LETTER FROM VIETNAM. Shaplen, Robert // New Yorker;5/13/1972, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p114 

    The article discusses the military crisis in Hanoi, Vietnam. While achieving impressive elements of surprise, the Communists have uncovered serious weaknesses in South Vietnamese military leadership and morale and have moved into numerous strategic towns and areas without strong resistance....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics