Contemporary Operating Environment

Let's Learn the Right Lessons from the Ukraine

By Tom McDermott May 16, 2019

In this post on the Land Power Forum, James Ellis-Smith challenges the arguments made by Brigadier Mick Ryan on the lessons for the Australian Army from the Ukraine. James proposes a much more revolutionary option for Army: a move away from conventional conflict and towards asymmetric tactics.  

What do you think?  Leave a comment below .... James, Brigadier Ryan and the team at Cove will all see it.



Tom McDermott

Tom McDermott is a serving Australian Army Officer and a student of strategy and military ethics. You can follow him on Twitter via the handle @helmandproject.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

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