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  • Military Science: Irregular Warfare Essay

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    Irregular warfare has become the centre of much military and academic study in recent years, due mostly to the ongoing NATO operations in Afghanistan. However irregular warfare is by no means a recent revelation in the evolution of warfare and strategy, numerous examples exist throughout history in which irregular warfare tactics and strategy have been adopted and later analysed by academics and military professionals. This author will focus on the key issues that governments face in creating effective

  • The U.S. Military Should Prepare for both Conventional and Irregular Warfare

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    in insurgency but insurgency is interested in us.” The United States faces this dilemma. The question remains how to prepare for this amidst competing interests and threats. The U.S. military should prepare for both conventional and irregular warfare, while prioritizing conventional warfare, recognizing irregular warfare as the most significant short term threat to national interests and conventional warfare the most threatening in the long term. This paper will compare and contrast the considerations

  • The Security of the Unnited States

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    Multi-Service Concept for Irregular Warfare follows, “A form of warfare that has as its objective the credibility of and/or the legitimacy of the relevant political authority with the goal of undermining or supporting that authority. Irregular warfare favors indirect approaches, though it may employ the full range of military operations and other capabilities to seek asymmetric advantages, in order to erode and adversary’s power, influence and will.” This definition for irregular warfare (IW) suggests

  • The Rise Of Asymmetric Warfare

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    Question: Analyze the rise of asymmetric warfare. Provide illustrations and assess how it has reshaped behaviors and outcomes. The “asymmetry” in asymmetric warfare is an inherently relational concept. It refers to an irregular conflict that is distinct by the relative dissimilarity between opponents’ in battle. The asymmetry is derived from the character of warfare and dictated by the difference in relational power amid warring sides. This asymmetry has tended to be in terms of status and organization;

  • The Nature Of Warfare By Martin E. Dempsey

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    the United States faced both conventional and then irregular forces. Today another type of threat is emerging in the cyber domain. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Martin E. Dempsey, stressed the changing nature of warfare in the forward of the 2015 National Military Strategy, explaining that the United States faced not only

  • Civil War Warfare

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    Bloody Battles: Throughout the Civil War, there were many different types of warfare. Amongst the common Union and Confederate soldiers, many men fought on either side in different types of irregular military forces. These forces, along with regular soldiers, contributed to the many styles of warfare. Three prominent warfare styles during the Civil War were regularly trained soldiers, bushwhackers, and guerrilla soldiers. The majority of battles were fought by official Union or Confederate soldiers

  • Insurgency

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    in the Hague Conventions known as the Martens Clause after the diplomat who drafted the clause.[11] The Third Geneva Convention, as well as the other Geneva Conventions, are oriented to conflict involving nation-states, and only loosely address irregular forces: Members of other militias and members of other volunteer corps, including those of organized resistance movements, belonging to a Party to the conflict and operating in or outside their own territory, even if this territory is occupied,

  • Cause Of Terrorism

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    western culture as much as they do if other countries would have left them alone from the beginning. They indeed have a reason or in many cases several reasons including having a lack of democracy, oppression by the government, occupance by western militaries, and many others, so it's no surprise why they have so much hatred in their hearts. It is impossible for a baby to come out of the womb with terrorist ideals embedded in them. One must first be exposed to the idea of radicalism and terrorism before

  • The Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

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    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the institution that sets standards on struggle against terrorist financing. It has 40 recommendations for money laundering, combating terrorist financing and proliferation. After the 9/11 attacks, the special recommendations that have been developed in the struggle against terrorist financing which have not been examined before in academic studies related to terrorism. Study try to evaluate the steps to establish and implement these standards of FATF. The

  • State Sponsored Terrorism Analysis

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    Terrorism is the systematic use of violence by a group of people in order to intimidate a population or coerce a government into granting its demands. There are different types of terrorism like, State, Foreign, and Domestic. State terrorism is the systematic use of terror by a government in order to control its population. Additionally, there is religious terrorism which is terrorism that is motivated by religious ideologies. Foreign terrorism is committed outside the US, while Domestic is committed