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The application of the DIU in the Peace Support Operations
In recent years our armed forces have increasingly found themselves operating in international scenarios based on the so-called Peace Support Operations (PSO): ie in ...
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National prerogatives and European dimension in the PESDC
This article aims to analyze the structure of the foreign security and defense policy of the European Union intended in connection with the profound transformations that ...
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"32 days in Afghanistan" - chapter 7: Bamiyan and back
(May 2012) I reach Bamiyan: a pearl enclosed in the middle of Afghanistan. An anomalous, peaceful place, simply spectacular. One of the features of the ancient "silk road" ...
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"32 days in Afghanistan" - chapter 6: The real squeeze!
(April 2012) Before leaving for Bamiyan, I am welcomed by friends and experience the famous "Afghan hospitality" in a suburb near Mazar. Then we leave for ...
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"32 days in Afghanistan" - chap. 5: Mazar i-sharif and Balkh
(April 2012) I have to get to the Buddha valley, Bamiyan's. The two roads that connect it to Kabul are made difficult by armed bands that "filter" (read "...
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The third world war was about to break out in the 1983
The Soviet Union and NATO were on the verge of nuclear war after the latter carried out an important military exercise in Central Europe in the 1983. And how much...
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"32 days in Afghanistan" - chapter 4: The mine museum
It begins again. The normal life in Kabul resumes and I can find (not a sign, not an indication) the mine museum, a place that only a country like Afghanistan ...
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What is the difference between the Navy Seal and the Delta Force?
We at Defense Online like to give our readers all the tools they can to better understand the fascinating and mysterious military world, full of secrets for ...
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"32 days in Afghanistan" - chapter 3: The day after
(16 April 2012) A few hours from a sudden acoustic escalation of gunfire and explosions that has ...
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Who is hiding behind the Boko Haram?
If the leader of Boko Haram is a fool (and there is little doubt about this), how would he be able to plan the ...
"32 days in Afghanistan" - chapter 2: Taliban attack
In the movie the chronicle of an attack brought to Kabul and to six other objectives at the same time the 15 April of the 2012 ...
The asymmetric war: economic, tested and effective
The concept of asymmetric warfare, which has long since made its way into the common lexicon, can be explained as follows: ...
Dialogue on assistance to patients with Xenophon
Sometimes it is thought that only today human civilization has succeeded in creating institutions aimed at protecting the most ...
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"32 days in Afghanistan" - chapter 1: First days in Kabul
The film condenses into seven episodes the "singular" experience of a reporter who has decided to go and see the ...
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The perspectives of Italian international missions
"Italy is ready to side with international forces, even if a front should open in ...
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The inefficiency of F35's stealth technology
In February 2013, the Pentagon spread the news that China had intercepted the F-35 telemetry, but already in ...
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Drones: a double-edged sword?
In recent years, Americans have put a lot of trust in drones, believed to be able to eliminate threats ...
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Considerations on the command between doctrine and history
In the military environment one often wonders about the characteristics that must be the primary baggage of every good ...
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Basic course on demodoxalogy: 10 lesson - final examples
The tenth closing lesson of the demodoxalogy-osint course is all about giving some historical and practical insights ...
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The "end of the world" bomb revised and corrected?
The military opposition between NATO and the Russian Federation, on the occasion of the events in Ukraine, has brought ...