"Logic will get you from A to B.

Imagination will take you everywhere."

 Albert Einstein 

Introduction

This essay presents an operational account of Major-General Orde Charles Wingate’s military praxis, the concept of Long-Range Penetration, being its cornerstone.


It tackles the subject through an interdisciplinary (generalized) approach – the engagement of historiographic, martial and cultural perspectives. Its fusion fosters the quest for a wholistic interpretation of this concept from a contemporary viewpoint, including its relevance to evolving strategic trends and to current transformations in the conduct of war.

 

To date, despite voluminous accounts published on the Burma campaigns, only a few studies have dealt with Wingate’s operational value.

 

 

In that sense, my work offers a new interpretation of old circumstances.

 

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Between Teaching and Learning – IDF Doctine and the Unfolding of the Second Lebanon War 

June 2008 

 

I was asked to share with you today my perception of what went wrong during the Second Lebanon War, and whether doctrine played a role in that turn of events.

 

Impartial observer in this matter, I am not – Between the years 2000 and 2006, I was a member of the Operational Theory Research Institute of the IDF (OTRI).

 

In the summer of 2006, OTRI became synonymous with much of the command upheaval that characterized that war.

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http://angloisraelassociation.com/events/conference-at-royal-united-services-institute-rusi-the-second-lebanon-war-lessons-for-modern-militaries

Ofra Graicer's interview on alternative approaches to strategy, operations and the Israeli Palestinian peace process

October  2015

 

http://charneyreport.com/2015/10/25/ofra-graicer/

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