During the exercise M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks and AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters engaged older mine-resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles for practice. The targets had symbolic meaning, showing the American public and the world that the U.S. military is pivoting towards conventional warfare and away from counterinsurgency operations.
In the fight to defeat Daʿesh, air-strikes, though not a bad start, will not be enough to finish the job, and inevitably, at some point, “Boots-on-the-Ground” will be needed; but the question remained; “Who will supply them?”
America and Russia Should Work Together in Syria and Iraq
What should the American Policy for the Middle East be from now on? Should we continue as we have for the last 60-100 years to be directly involved in these...
What can be said about China's military research and development, other than that their unofficial motto being “Copy and Paste”? It's no secret that when it comes to China, they have more or less cemented themselves as the world's Xerox machine.