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The Continuing Relevance of Conventional Military Forces

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Strategika
Thursday, May 1, 2014

In his magisterial treatise On War, Prussian military philosopher Carl von Clausewitz wrote that war may have its own grammar, but not its own logic. By this he meant that wars are fought for political purposes, and although the means by which they are waged changes over time, the nature of war remains constant. History has witnessed a number of revolutions in military affairs, periods of time in which the grammar of war has changed significantly.

This Time, There Will Be no Surge

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 21, 2014

There is fresh fighting in Anbar, a province once pacified by U.S. troops. In Iraq, Al-Qaeda is far from spent.

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A Show of Force Needed to Stop Putin

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Strategika
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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The Limitations of Drone Warfare

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Strategika
Sunday, December 1, 2013
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Strategika: What Do The Jihadists Want?

by Max Boot, Josef Joffe, Peter R. Mansoorvia Strategika
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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Al-Qaeda's Aims

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Strategika
Monday, July 1, 2013
What do the Jihadists want?

Al-Qaeda's Aims

by Peter R. Mansoorvia Strategika
Sunday, June 30, 2013

Peter Mansoor argues that radical Islamists are driven by the desire for a new caliphate and that their tactics make realizing that goal impossible.