Is military might enough to defeat ISIS?

David Alpher | 07 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, terrorism, warfare
Warfare alone can only treat the symptoms.

Kill list: what we know so far about drone strikes

Cora Currier | 08 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, ProPublica, warfare
The U.S. campaign against militants in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia is shrouded in secrecy. But some facts are known.

Avoiding the Wars That Never End

George Friedman | 16 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: terrorism, United States, warfare
The United States is being forced by the permanent warfare being waged by Islamist terrorists to alter its strategic view of the world.

Game of drones

Mat Hardy | 12 June 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: assassination, drones, warfare
Unmanned aerial vehicles have changed the terms of war for modern armies.

The twilight of counterinsurgency

George Friedman | 06 June 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: foreign policy, war on terror, warfare
Winning the hearts and minds of people in an occupied country is a failed tactic. Short, sharp, targeted missions are the way of the future.

All Hell Let Loose

Francis Phillips | 30 January 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: warfare, World War II
World War II was not a straightforward death grapple between good and evil, says an eminent military historian.

Statistically significant angels

Zac Alstin | 11 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, human dignity, warfare
Did the 20th Century really usher in a decline in violence, even with two World Wars?

Libya: victory, tragedy, legacy

Paul Rogers | 07 November 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Libya, warfare
The Western military alliance thinks that its strategy has been vindicated. But a true accounting, including the ledger of arms companies, tells a different story.

Remote warfare can cut both ways

Paul Rogers | 03 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: drones, warfare
A greater focus on armed drones in war by the United States and its allies raises questions of political cost as well as law and morality.

No casualty should be forgotten

Paul Rogers | 19 September 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: civilian casualties, Libya crisis, warfare
Recording, identifying and acknowledging each individual victim of armed conflict - and holding to account those responsible – is an idea whose time has come.

Drone warfare: the moral and legal cost

Paul Rogers | 28 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Afghanistan, Middle East, warfare
The increasing use of armed-drones to attack targets in Pakistan and Yemen raises profound legal and ethical questions.

The abiding significance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Christopher O. Tollefsen | 10 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: atomic bomb, ethics, ethics of warfare, sanctity of life, US, warfare
Americans must still wrestle with what it means to take the lives of innocent civilians intentionally.

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