Archive for the 'artofwar' Category

winninginafghanistan1.pdf (application/pdf Object)

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

WINNING IN AFGHANISTAN, by CPT Carl Thompson 9 April 2009 /from the must-read sources for american personnel [about to be] deployed in Afghanistan /

Exceptionally good article about strategy and leadership. It co…

How We Lost the War We Won: Rolling Stone’s 2008 Journey Into Taliban-Controlled Afghanistan | Rolling Stone Politics

Friday, March 4th, 2011

a story from 2008, when one [arab] journalist ventured into Taliban-controlled area of Afghanistan and wrote a piece about his hosts and overall situation in Afghanistan.

The Weakness of Taliban Marksmanship –

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

An interesting article about small arms skills and marksmanship of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. The articles suggests that those skills are low, and offers plausible explanation, but it nevertheless works OK for Taliban

Tanks, But No Tanks – By Maj. Michael Waltz | Foreign Policy

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Article about current armored vehicle usage policy in Afghanistan

Talking to the Taliban about life after occupation | World news | The Guardian

Monday, January 24th, 2011

also see: Part I:
and Part II :

Asia Times Online :: NORTHERN LIGHTS, A shadowy new battlefield

Monday, January 24th, 2011

article about political situation in Northern Afghanistan, information about Taliban, fragments from an interview with a taliban commander

[RUS] Журнал Аркадия Бабченко – Круг войны. Концепт для публичного чтения. | Arkady Babchenko – Circle of War

Monday, May 17th, 2010

What happens in a war (from the veteran of 1st and 2nd Chenen wars ) , also see Arkady’s book “One soldier’s War”

Блокнот Снайпера by HPBT Inc.- СТАТЬИ / [RUS] Anti-Spniper Operation

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Military tactics and strategy

[article] We’ve Seen the Future, and It’s Unmanned

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

An article in Esquire about how UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) missions look up close.