Category Archives: Iran

Boycotting Israel, on the airwaves

I have a confession to make: I’m a “ham.” Not a poor actor (although I’m that as well), but an amateur radio operator. I’ve been one since the age of 13, when I used my paper route earnings to buy … Continue reading

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How Israel could prevail in today’s asymmetric conflict

Much is made of the idea of asymmetric warfare, in which the side that is weaker in a traditional military sense manages to inflict harm on its enemy by the use of simple weapons and tactics involving small units, hit … Continue reading

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A few questions for our leaders about the next war

Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more. – George S. Patton The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is … Continue reading

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Trump stops feeding the crocodile

As everyone knows, US President Donald Trump has dumped the so-called “Iran deal” (JCPOA), and re-imposed strict economic sanctions on the Iranian regime. I agree with PM Netanyahu that not only did the deal not prevent Iran from developing nuclear … Continue reading

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Why war between Israel and Iran is unlikely today

Si vis pacem, para bellum (if you want peace, prepare for war) – Vegetius, c. 450 CE I’ve said that I am expecting a hot war soon. But recent developments are changing my mind. The strategy of deterrence and interdiction … Continue reading

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