Military strategy
Military strategy is a set of ideas implemented by military organizations to pursue desired strategic goals. Derived from the Greek strategos, strategy when it appeared in use during the 18th century,...
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Ten Precariously Situated Cliffside Constructions From The Ancient World
Over the centuries, ancient people all over the world have built incredible structures on the sides of cliff faces. Some had a desire to be closer to the heavens and were searching for a sacred locati...
'Machiavelli of Maryland' - the misterious Romanian born adviser to presidents, prime ministers – and the Dalai Lama
Military strategist, classical scholar, cattle rancher – and an adviser to presidents, prime ministers, and the Dalai Lama. Just who is Edward Luttwak? And why do very powerful people pay vast sums fo...
An ISIS Defector Just Revealed How The Group Could Start To Fracture
Disputes between different groups of foreign fighters could undermine ISIS, according to a defector from the group who was interviewed by The Daily Beast. The ISIS defector, who goes by the pseudonym ...
Ukraine crisis: Deadly bomb blast hits rally in Kharkiv
A bomb kills at least two people and injures at least 10 at a march in Ukraine's second city, Kharkiv, as the ceasefire in the east takes hold.
Ukraine crisis: Leaders agree peace roadmap
A deal is reached on a ceasefire and weapons withdrawal in eastern Ukraine, after all-night negotiations between the warring parties.
10 Of The Longest Sieges In History
Sieges are devastating, both to the population of the besieged fortress and the attacking forces. Disease, hunger, and death were ripe among both forces. B
Airpower - Secrets of Future Airpower [HD]
Journey into a secret world where aeronautical dreams become military reality. Particle ray beam weapons, quiet supersonic flight, magnetic levitation and hy...
Asymmetric warfare - Asymmetric Warfare: People's Tactics & Sun Tzu's 'Art of War' Pt.1
An operational guide to people's tactics. Episode One: Partisans
Asymmetric warfare - Navy Advanced Gun System Scenario: Asymmetric Warfare
Advanced Gun System (AGS) Employment in Asymmetric Warfare Simulation Scenario The threat of asymmetric warfare is widespread, is well supported, and is chal...
Asymmetric warfare - Pentagon Sets "Asymmetric" Warfare as High Priority
In Iraq, Afghanistan, and other trouble spots, the U.S. military has been confronted by guerrilla -- so-called asymmetrical -- warfare. Instead of confront...
Trench warfare
World War One Trench Warfare 1914 - 1918.
Military doctrine
Military doctrine is the expression of how military forces contribute to campaigns, major operations, battles, and engagements.It is a guide to action, rather than hard and fast rules. Doctrine provid...
Blitzkrieg
Blitzkrieg (German, "lightning war" listen ) is an anglicised term describing a method of warfare whereby an attacking force spearheaded by a dense concentration of armoured and motorized or...
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Shock and awe
Shock and awe (technically known as rapid dominance) is a military doctrine based on the use of overwhelming power, dominant battlespace awareness and maneuvers, and spectacular displays of force to ...
Mutual assured destruction
Mutually assured destruction, or mutual assured destruction (MAD), is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of high-yield weapons of mass destruction b...
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Naval strategy
Naval strategy is the planning and conduct of war at sea , the naval equivalent of military strategy on land. Naval strategy, and the related concept of maritime strategy, concerns the overall strateg...
Nuclear strategy
Nuclear strategy involves the development of doctrines and strategies for the production and use of nuclear weapons.As a sub-branch of military strategy, nuclear strategy attempts to match nuclear wea...
Reconnaissance
Reconnaissance is the military term for exploring beyond the area occupied by friendly forces to gain vital information about enemy forces or features/ fixtures of the environment for later analysis a...
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Siege of Damietta (1249)
The Siege of Damietta of 1249 was part of the Seventh Crusade. Louis IX of France landed at Damietta in 1249. Egypt would, Louis thought, provide a base from which to attack Jerusalem, and its wealth ...
Siege of Kimberley
The Siege of Kimberley took place during the Second Boer War at Kimberley, Cape Colony (present-day South Africa), when Boer forces from the Orange Free State and the Transvaal besieged the diamond mi...
Siege of Kimberley - Wikipedia
Sack of Amorium
The Sack of Amorium by the Abbasid Caliphate in mid-August 838 was one of the major events in the long history of the Arab–Byzantine Wars. The Abbasid campaign was led personally by the Caliph al-Mu't...
Sack of Amorium - Wikipedia