women soldiers

A 2000 image of a 14-year-old soldier in Sierra Leone Photograph: Adam Butler/AP.

Women and children make a revolution in military affairs

With few historical precedents, except myths, large numbers of women and children in war is a revolution in military affairs. No new tech will overcome this.

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In Warsaw Martin van Creveld sees a new path for the West

Summary: Travel brings new insights, especially when done by Martin van Creveld — knowledgeable, experienced, and wise. He brings home to us a vision of a different path to the future for the West. “A visit to Warsaw“ By Martin van Creveld. From his website, 23 November 2017. Re-posted with his generous permission. I have been …

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Martin van Creveld: women are a problem in the military, not the cure

Summary: Martin van Creveld examines the reason behind the Israel Defense Forces’ enthusiasm to recruit women. It’s the same reason for the enthusiasm of the US military. Men are increasingly unable or unwilling to serve. He discusses some of the likely consequences of this experiment.   “Military Women Are Not the Cure, They Are the Disease” By …

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