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.
The US military's broken personnel system is one of DoD's worst problems. This shows how deeply it is broken, and points to a proposal to fix it.
Hollywood worked long to create today's support for opening all combat roles to women in the military. On film and TV we watched countless women kick men's butts. Here James Bowman reviews one of the two breakthrough films of 1997 about women warriors.
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 … Continue reading In Warsaw Martin van Creveld sees a new path for the West
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 … Continue reading Martin van Creveld: women are a problem in the military, not the cure