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    IS activist "publishes" addresses of Belgian soldiers

    Apparently a French IS activist published the names and addresses of 4 Belgian soldiers on the Internet.

    I have only the Belgian and German news version:
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    Thanks so far ...

    for the replies.
    A few books ring a bell, but I will keep on searching. Lester Grau is of course well known :):)
    Are there any books from the ex-Soviet time (other than by Mr Grau) that you know...
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    New literature on Afghanistan...

    Hello. I will (probably - not sure yet, but 90% :o ) start my 1st mission with RSM beginning of October as a mountain warfare advisor in Afghanistan-N.
    Are there any new books the community can...
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    France and Germany threaten Russia ...

    with tougher sanctions if Russia accepts the Donezk-Referendum but not the presidential elections ...
    what was the book about the beginnings of the 1st WW called: the sleepwalkers .......:(
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    End of history...

    I just finished Fukuyamas "The end of history ...".
    Amazing book ... and especially amazing, how times can change.:wry:
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    A huge pile of books ...

    and so little time to read :(.
    Wrong turn by Col Gian Gentile
    The end of history and the last men by Francis Fukuyama
    The soldier and the state by Samuel P Huntington
    The Routledge Handbook of...
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    End of UNDOF???

    After Syrian rebels captured and occupied the Bravo gate (Syrian side) for some time today, the Austrian government apparently has decided today to withdraw its 390-strong contingent within the next...
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    Clarifications and ideas

    OK gents, thanks so far for the feed-back.
    Now some clarifications:
    I am a firm believer in the idea, that only an offensive mindset brings you further toward success. Insofar i totally agree with...
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    C-IED in an first entry mission

    I want to restart this thread by requoting from davidpfbo and the IISS article:

    In the Austrian Armed Forces we have for different reasons neglected the issue of C-IED battle drills for a long...
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    Si tacuisses philosophus mansisses ...

    ... or as the saying goes.
    I just met with my tutor and we defined my PhD thesis in a more exact way:
    "Counterinsurgency vs Counterterrorism - an analysis of the difference by comparing applied...
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    Theoretical background

    Old eagle, you sure are right about the difficulty of developing a sound and narrow thesis.
    Since my tutor "only" allows me to write around 300 pages:confused:, I sure will have to find/develop a...
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    Some clarifications

    To answer your questions:

    @ old eagle:

    I will write in English (better language for this topic in my opinion)
    Doctrine or strategy - good question, but since both are linked, I will write...
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    Thanks for the answers

    ... but since I had a long day shooting at the range (and it's now past midnight) and tomorrow will also be a long day - more questions, answers and remarks tomorrow.

    Just one question:
    I read...
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    COIN, CT and FID

    Hello SWJ community.

    I've just started my to to plan my PhD in political science/international relations. Since the topic will be the differences between COIN, CT and FID, with a case study of...
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    I'm just starting to read Kissingers new book "On China"

    Gonna be interesting to read about his ideas, views...

    Will keep you posted (it's only 500 pages :rolleyes:)
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    Couple of interesting arguments there ...

    Since I am a participant in a NATO C-IED Train-the-trainer course in Croatia, some of the points made are of immediate interest to me.
    The principles and techniques we are taught here all stress on...
  17. 1. The "normal" Austrian jagerbataillon looks as...

    1. The "normal" Austrian jagerbataillon looks as follows:
    - 1 HHQCoy stabskompanie
    x Commander and staff
    x transportation plt
    x signals plt
    x medical plt
    x maintenance plt
    x...
  18. Damn the politician - full speed ahead ...

    or something like that.
    As far as I know, the reason was a change in doctrine combined with lack of resources ie money.
    But I'll try to find out.
    That is by the way the reason why (in my initial...
  19. Ripping my heart out ...

    :(
    Hello Tukhachevskii

    As we say in Austria, you push the knife even deeper into the wound.

    1. When the jagerkompanie was restructured, the 81mm mortar section (with two mortars) which...
  20. I know this post was long ago, but ...

    I'm new to this website so I thought I'd just respond.

    The austrian Jaegerkompanie was restructured in 2005.
    It now consists of the following elements:

    - command section (CO, 2ic, first...
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