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KRAXFACTS: Who are the Palestinians? – Introduction

KRAXFACTS: Who are the Palestinians? – Introduction

Written by: Michael Kravshik. Who are the Palestinians? A simple question with an extremely complicated, nuanced, and controversial answer. This post is the introduction to a series of posts that will try to answer this question in the simplest way possible. Due to the controversial nature of the topic and the plethora of horribly biased … Continue reading

The Inevitability Mindset

The Inevitability Mindset

Written by: Michael Kravshik. For years the debate over the Iranian nuclear threat has raged, and for months the potential of an Israeli strike on these capabilities has enraged.  Many on both sides of the political spectrum have made the decisions faced by the Israeli and American leaders seem obvious or easy. Such people are … Continue reading

Perceptions of War in Times of Technological Change

Perceptions of War in Times of Technological Change

Written by: Michael Kravshik. I have previously argued that conventional nation-state war is on the outs. To those who gave it a read, I noted in greater detail the effects of political and economic changes on the conduct of war, but only alluded to the significant effect technological changes also have on the equation. This … Continue reading