Strategy

The Costs of War with Iran: An Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield

The Costs of War with Iran: An Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield

by Michael Cummings and Eric Cummings

August 31, 2012

 

 

Abstract

This paper describes the possible Iranian responses to American or Israeli air strikes. Using the U.S. Army’s analytical tool, “Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield,” it will define the operational environment of a war with Iran, and describe Iran’s terrain broadly.

Psychological warfare and Kurdish issue

Psychological warfare and Kurdish issue

ORHAN MİROĞLU

30 August 2012

 

You may not be not a psychological warfare expert, but if you have been following the developments related to the Kurdish issue in the last 30 years with the feelings and conscience of a sensitive citizen, you will certainly have something to say about today’s psychological warfare.

Afghanistan war: More insider attacks hand Australia worst casualties since Vietnam

Afghanistan war: More insider attacks hand Australia worst casualties since Vietnam

By Arthur Bright,

August 30, 2012

Australia's military suffered its worst 24-hour period of losses since the Vietnam War after five of its soldiers were killed in Afghanistan yesterday and today, including three murdered in an apparent "green-on-blue" attack – a trend that has seen significant growth this year.

Syria's Kurdish challenge to Turkey

Syria's Kurdish challenge to Turkey

Gonul Tol

August 29, 2012

As international attention remains focused on the fighting in Syria, Turkey's military has been fighting lethal battles on its southern border with the Kurdistan's Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a bloody war against Turkey for almost three decades.

Why Afghanistan Isn’t a Campaign Issue: Neither Obama nor Romney Have a Solution

Why Afghanistan Isn’t a Campaign Issue: Neither Obama nor Romney Have a Solution

By Tony Karon

August 24, 2012

“Just don’t talk about the war!” was the motto evinced by John Cleese’s comic British innkeeper Basil Fawlty when entertaining German tourists at his establishment.

Can the PKK achieve its goal?

Can the PKK achieve its goal?

EMRE USLU

24 August 2012

During the past month, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) tried to make a move by implementing a new strategy. According to sources from the PKK, they aim to achieve their intended result from these new strategic actions by the end of 2012.

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