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Hard Fighting: Israel in Lebanon and Gaza

Hard Fighting: Israel in Lebanon and Gaza

When Israel fought Hezbollah during the Second Lebanon War in 2006, it discovered that it was ill prepared for the challenges posed by its “hybrid” adversary. Hybrid adversaries employ effective standoff weapons (e.g., antitank guided missiles, man-portable air-defense systems, mortars, […]


NATO not mulling intervention in Iran, Syria: top commander

NATO not mulling intervention in Iran, Syria: top commander

NATO is not considering any involvement in Syria or Iran, the alliance’s top commander in Europe said on Tuesday, after Russian claims that such plans were afoot. “In terms of Syria, I can tell you from a NATO perspective, we […]


The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry and the Future of Middle East Security

The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry and the Future of Middle East Security

Saudi Arabia and Iran have often behaved as serious rivals for influence in the Middle East and especially the Gulf area since at least Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution and the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq War. While both nations define themselves as Islamic, […]


Pakistan clamps down on German spy office in Peshawar

Pakistan clamps down on German spy office in Peshawar

Pakistani police on Saturday cracked down on the Peshawar-based office of Germany’s BND foreign intelligence agency, the German Press Agency dpa cited security circles as saying. Three Germans were temporarily detained by police earlier in the day, a high-ranking Pakistani […]


US Forces Poised to Deal with Iran Threat

US Forces Poised to Deal with Iran Threat

The United States says its military forces in the Persian Gulf region are prepared to deal with any threat from Iran. Top Iranian officials have said they might close the Strait of Hormuz, a move that would disrupt world oil […]


Intervention in Iran would trigger war and chaos: Sarkozy

Intervention in Iran would trigger war and chaos: Sarkozy

French President Nicolas Sarkozy warned Friday that any foreign military intervention against Iran’s nuclear programme would trigger “war and chaos” across the Middle East and beyond. “Time is limited. France will do everything to avoid military intervention, but there is […]


US Defense Releases The Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC)

US Defense Releases The Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC)

This paper proposes a concept for how joint forces will achieve operational access in the face of armed opposition by a variety of potential enemies and under a variety of conditions, as part of a broader national approach. Operational access […]


TRADOC: Army must reverse to focus on training

TRADOC: Army must reverse to focus on training

It’s time for the Army to reverse gears after 10 years of war, said the service’s leading proponent of training and doctrine. Gen. Robert W. Cone, commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, spoke Thursday about “shaping the […]


Op-Ed: The Technology Avalanche and the Future of War

Op-Ed: The Technology Avalanche and the Future of War

The chief futurist for Cisco, Dave Evans, describes it as “The Technology Avalanche” — the exponential increase in technological breakthroughs that, like an avalanche, will disruptively and permanently change the landscape. Future “disruptive” technologies will certainly change the way we […]


 
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