When Frozen Conflicts Turn Hot: Learning from Nagorno-Karabakh

April 21, 2022 00:35:22
When Frozen Conflicts Turn Hot: Learning from Nagorno-Karabakh
Modern War Institute
When Frozen Conflicts Turn Hot: Learning from Nagorno-Karabakh
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Show Notes

The ongoing war in Ukraine is giving observers a chance to forecast how future conflicts will take shape. Drones, advanced sensors, and other technologies are playing impactful roles in the fight. At the same time, artillery is demonstrating its enduring relevance in large-scale combat, air defense is reemerging as a criticial capability, and basic concepts like effective camouflage are proving to be as important as they are fundamental. Many, if not all, of these trends were on display more than a year earlier in another war that received considerably less attention but is similarly packed with lessons about the future of war. Dr. Jack Watling joins this episode to discuss the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Note: This episode was originally released in October 2020.

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