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    Operational vs. Strategic

    I'll grant that the Vietnam conflict was not won by the insurgency, but it certainly started as one when the VietCong communists staged uprisings against the oppressive Diem government. It then...
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    war is not about killing

    Sorry WillF, but I totally disagree...war is about breaking the will of your enemy and forcing him to accept your ideas, not about killing. It may involve kinetic effects, but certainly doesn't have...
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    Fedayeen would be Regular warfare (since they're...

    Fedayeen would be Regular warfare (since they're "uniformed troops") using asymmetric tactics, I guess.
    It's really like trying to distinguish between strategic attack and interdiction...if the...
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    what it isn't

    In light of PhilR's comment that IW defies boundaries, is there anything wrong with declaring that IW is not a conventional fight between nation states or otherwise established fielded force on...
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    Poll: Brothers at War

    Brothers at War is a vivid, detailed look at the Iraq war; delving into the motivations of soldiers and the effects of military service on family members. Critically acclaimed producer, Norman...
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