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    Mean tactics

    Some militaries use mean and business minded tactics in order to overwhelm or defeat opposing forces. One such technique was used in Sri Lanka against the LTTE and it involved mowing down as many rebel soldiers as possible. In other words body count not territory is what mattered. Territory was...

    War against ISIS

    Smoke and flames rise over a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani after an airstrike, as seen from the Mursitpinar crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border in the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, October 23, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes...
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    Is Russia training Hezbollah?

    The Iranian backed Shiite fundamentalist organization suffered some serious casualties when it resolved to intervene in Syria to bolster Assad losing 1,300 fighters and thousands injured. There has been a significant change in its tactics partly due to its versatility but also exposure on how a...
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    A new form of war

    There has been a spike in knife and vehicle attacks in the middle East specifically in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians in the West Bank. The latter have apparently abandoned some of the older tactics of storming checkpoints and neighbourhoods with blazing Kalashnikovs which are...