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Author Tira, Ron

Title The nature of war : conflicting paradigms and Israeli military effectiveness / Ron Tira

Publ Info Brighton [England] ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  UA853.I8 T57 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 146 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : the erosion of classical military doctrine -- Doctrinal background -- "Simple" symmetrical wars -- The complex asymmetrical war against a regular opponent : the picture becomes multidimensional -- Asymmetrical wars against non-state opponents : same theater of operations, different objectives -- Parallel war : one war with two non-convergent campaigns -- The second Lebanon war and Operation Cast Lead : parallel wars against a non-state opponent -- The future war : parallel war against a state enemy that has adjusted to fighting against RMA and adopted a guerilla paradigm -- Conclusion : it never ends
LC subject Military art and science -- Israel
Military doctrine -- Israel
Israel -- Military policy
Israel -- Armed Forces
Israel -- Defenses
Israel -- History, Military
Politics and war -- Israel
ISBN 9781845193782 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1845193784 (hbk. : alk. paper)