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The Second Lebanese war. Lessons learned that the U.S. Needs to Understand

In July 2006, Hezbollah militants attacked an Israeli patrol along the northern border with Lebanon destroying two vehicles, killing 5 soldiers and capturing three which they took with them back into Lebanon,  ( the second Lebanon War)starting a war which … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Urban warfare

Thought I would put up a class I did for some years at JFKSWCS. Middle Eastern urban or MOUT has particular problems due to a number of factors as explained in this slider show. The Israelis know this which is … Continue reading

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Lebanon. Once a wonder land. Now just another Arab Disaster

Today we hear constantly of an imminent Lebanese economic collapse, something we have heard before. The wealthy show up nightly for entertainment at the clubs and as always Lebanese women outdo  the rest of the most sophisticated Western women in … Continue reading

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Arab Way of War : Gaza Variation

Some years ago I presented to a number of classes at the Special Warfare School one of the subjects that has interested me greatly for half a century…the cultural aspect of war, specifically the Arab way of war. From my … Continue reading

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Gaza War Winds Down…For Now. Initial Take Aways

It is a a couple of days  the rocketing stopped and of course the gurus will begin  presenting their opinions on who won.  I have no idea because in this kind of war “winning” is not a clear cut term. … Continue reading

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The Gaza War 2021 part2

Its been 8 days since the Hamas began  launching streams of rocket toward Israel  and the outcome  and how the warring parties will see the result is not clear yet, but there are lessons that are beginning to appear. The … Continue reading

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Why the Sudden Resurgence of HAMAS Attacks on Israel

As I write this Iranian built rockets are being fired in huge quantities from the Gaza Strip into Israel and has not abated despite Israeli retaliation which is capable of leveling Gaza. Why is the Hamas leadership offering up their … Continue reading

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How the “Woke” Ideology Subverts National Security

Recently two  extraordinarily news items have surfaced to illustrate how our national security is being undermined by a leftist Elite Establishment  that controls the levers of power through their control of the media, the deep state,  particularly the power of … Continue reading

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Israel’s Greatest Blunder

Lyn Julius is the daughter of Iraqi-Jewish parents and has written  a most remarkable book, entitled Uprooted: How 3000 years of Jewish Civilization in the Arab World Vanished Overnight. In one small portion of the book she uses the headline above. … Continue reading

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The Intrigue in the Harem

  The is is pure conjecture on my part but based on 1400 years of Islamic history and the influence of women, beginning with the story of Aisha( read After the Prophet by Lesley Hazelton) and her influence on the … Continue reading

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