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Breaking News on War and Conflict. A Global Forum for Naval Historical Scholarship. Military History Online. The Journal of Military Operations. War History Online - Military History. Military History Monthly. Weapons - modern fire arms. A Project of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Military history. Military history is a humanities discipline within the scope of general historical recording of armed conflict in the history of humanity, and its impact on the societies, their cultures, economies and changing intra and international relationships.

Military history

Professional historians normally focus on military affairs that had a major impact on the societies involved as well as the aftermath of conflicts, while amateur historians and hobbyists often take a larger interest in the details of battles, equipment and uniforms in use. Anglo-Zulu War. The Anglo-Zulu War was fought in 1879 between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom.

Anglo-Zulu War

Following Lord Carnarvon's successful introduction of federation in Canada, it was thought that similar political effort, coupled with military campaigns, might succeed with the African kingdoms, tribal areas and Boer republics in South Africa. In 1874, Sir Henry Bartle Frere was sent to South Africa as High Commissioner for the British Empire to bring such plans into being. Category:Wars. Cancel Edit Delete Preview revert Text of the note (may include Wiki markup) Could not save your note (edit conflict or other problem).


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For the 2001 video game, see Conflict Zone. The War by Tadeusz Cyprian (1949), a photograph in the collection of the National Museum in Warsaw showing ruins of Warsaw's Napoleon Square in the aftermath of World War II. War is a state of armed conflict between societies. It is generally characterized by extreme collective aggression, destruction, and usually high mortality. An absence of war is usually called "peace". While some scholars see war as a universal and ancestral aspect of human nature,[1] others argue that it is only a result of specific socio-cultural or ecological circumstances.[2] Future/War. Wars will remain on the minds of people for generations to come, because there is always the possibility, the drive, and the ability to wage war.


Hence, warfare will continue as it always has, with the better replacing the older, weaker versions along the road to the ideal of "military perfection". Category:War. Category:Special forces of Israel. Sayeret Matkal. A Sayeret Matkal soldier.

Sayeret Matkal

The unit is best known for Operation Thunderbolt, commonly known as Operation Entebbe, in which it rescued more than 100 Air France passengers hijacked and flown to Uganda by PFLP-EO terrorists,[2] killing 52 enemy combatants while losing only the assault element commander, Yonatan Netanyahu, and three hostages.[3] History[edit] Due to the extensive training, planning and preparation that had to be undertaken before its missions, Sayeret Matkal ended up not seeing any action during the Six-Day War. Category:Intelligence (information gathering) Mossad. Coordinates: Organization[edit] Executive offices[edit] The largest department of the Mossad is Collections, tasked with many aspects of conducting espionage overseas.


Employees in the Collections Department operate under a variety of covers, including diplomatic and unofficial.[1] The Political Action and Liaison Department is responsible for working with allied foreign intelligence services, and nations that have no normal diplomatic relations with Israel.[1] Additionally, the Mossad has a Research Department, tasked with intelligence production, and a Technology Department concerned with the development of tools for Mossad activities.[2] List of Israeli assassinations. The following is a list of alleged and confirmed assassinations reported to have been conducted by the State of Israel.

List of Israeli assassinations

It includes attempts on notable persons who were reported to have been specifically targeted by the various Israeli security, intelligence and law enforcement agencies. The term itself gained widespread currency only after Israel went public concerning its policy regarding alleged terrorists in the Palestinian territories.[4] Early into the Al Aqsa Intifada, it became the first state to publicly outline a policy of “liquidation” and “preemptive targeted killing,” when two female bystanders were killed during an operation to assassinate a Palestinian militant, Hussein ‘Abayat, on 9 November 2000.[3][5] Assassinations in the past were often premised on revenge for earlier crimes, and required a quasi-judicial commission to convict the target of culpability before action was taken.

According to the former Legal Advisor to the State Department Judge Abraham Sofaer: