War is changing, but the laws that govern it stay the same.
In the face of Russian military setbacks at the hands of a dogged opposition army, Russian President Vladimir Putin is focusing on targets that will put psychological pressure on the Ukrainian nation.
Russia’s rigid military structure and inflexible strategic thinking could well be its Achilles heel in Ukraine.
A military strategist breaks down how a smaller Ukrainian army has successfully taken back swaths of land from the Russians in the country’s northeast.
The success of Ukraine’s recent offensives have shown Ukraine can defeat Russia militarily, as long as it has sufficient support form the west.
Despite having superior military forces, Russian President Vladimir Putin has found Ukrainian resistance much tougher than expected. A West Point military expert looks at the future of the war.
Both sides are now bracing for a long and bloody war of attrition.
On paper, Russia’s military outmatches its Ukrainian rival. But better training, strategy and battlefield decisions have helped Ukrainian forces keep Russian troops at bay.
In a world where co-operation has given way to competition and conflict, how will Canada approach the prospect of war?
While chemical weapons are likely a greater threat than nuclear weapons, use of the latter is also not impossible.
Between a lack of air support, use of older weapons and poor morale overall – it seems Russia isn’t fighting smart.
Academic research about the process of war can shed light on the current situation.
StarCraft II is the latest complex game to be conquered by artificial intelligence. But if robots now reign supreme at virtual war, where does that leave us when it comes to real conflict?
How engineers helped the Allies defeat Nazi Germany and win World War II.
Could the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea between American and Japanese aircraft carriers have turned out differently?
An aggressive posture is one thing – but doing something about it is another, as countries factor in the costs and risks of aggression.
IS has proved very adept at fending off massive conventional forces – but that doesn’t mean crack private security teams would do any better.
Initially heralded as the beginning of the end for IS, the effort to take back Iraq’s second city is flailing.
Passionate disagreement over drone strikes obscures the fact that we actually don’t know much about how they affect U.S. interests.
Despite military successes against Boko Haram, Nigeria needs to face up to the unpalatable truth that military force alone will not win the deadly war, and start discussions about peace building.