The Illusion of Deterrence, Early Warning, and Decisive Outcome
Israel’s defense doctrine should be reassessed, if deterrence is irrelevant to anti-guerilla and anti-terror warfare
Is War Declining?
Is the world actually becoming more peaceful? And if so, why?
Time for AI Assessment
War is a human endeavor, and the assessment of warlike trends is too important to be left to machines
Australia’s Submarine Decision
What made Australia withdraw from the contract it signed with France for advanced submarines?
Editorial: After the Longest War
Lessons, focal points of conflict, new prospects for progress
The Race for Advantage in Psychological Warfare
Does the growing importance of the psychological dimension in modern conflicts put the US and its allies at a disadvantage?
The Case for Military Diplomacy
Military diplomacy is totally unnoticed in Israel, but in fact plays a significant role in shaping reality
Same Mistakes for Israel in Lebanon, US in Afghanistan
Israel’s Lebanon Syndrome, the US’ Afghanistan Syndrome: Different military stories, similar conclusions
The Perennial Need for the Use of Force
Force as a policy choice, necessary for liberal political leaders as it is for more conservative ones
Know Thy Partner
Why “knowing the enemy” and “knowing thyself” is not enough
The IDF’s Concept of Information Campaigns
The IDF should draw some conclusions from recent conflicts on how to revise its information campaigns
Ideology, Asymmetric Warfare, and Deterrence
For some, the higher the cost, the stronger the claim to be the true representatives of values worth dying for