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2021-12-02 Israel-Palestine-Jordan
How Did 100 Israeli Tanks Beat The Entire Syrian Army?
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Posted by badanov 2021-12-02 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [243 views ]  Top

#1 ...The Israeli tanks were commanded by professionals who knew their trade and their doctrine.

The Syrian tanks were commanded by men picked for political reliability.

Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2021-12-02 06:00||   2021-12-02 06:00|| Front Page Top

#2 Ability + training is hard to beat
Posted by Mercutio 2021-12-02 09:02||   2021-12-02 09:02|| Front Page Top

#3 They weren't hybrid tanks?
Posted by Raj 2021-12-02 11:53||   2021-12-02 11:53|| Front Page Top

#4 Arabs at War: Military Effectiveness, 1948-1991 (Studies in War, Society, and the Militar) (Studies in War, Society, and the Military) by Kenneth M. Pollack
There is a basic dysfunction in "Honor Shame Cultures" when they try to wage modern "technical" war. No one wants to admit mistakes and higher ranks don't want to better train their subordinate because of job security. Tends to kill initiative at the root level.
Posted by magpie 2021-12-02 12:04||   2021-12-02 12:04|| Front Page Top

#5 The Pentagon has delivered more victories to muzz fighters than Allan has lately.
Posted by M. Murcek 2021-12-02 12:15||   2021-12-02 12:15|| Front Page Top

#6 It's been thirty years, but I think there's a good fictional treatment of parts of the battle in Mark Helprin's _Refiner's Fire_.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2021-12-02 17:02||   2021-12-02 17:02|| Front Page Top

#7 Hey rantburg Jews asses kissers can you post an article about how the sandals wearing hezebollah kick the Israeli asses in Bint Jubayl
Posted by Angomosh Hupiper7612 2021-12-02 23:29||   2021-12-02 23:29|| Front Page Top

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