FrankSmyth.com

Culture Clash
By Frank Smyth, October 3, 1998, Jane's Intelligence Review

Although East Africa was the site of three out of the four major attacks exchanged since 7 August between US and apparently pan-Islamist forces, the region itself has been painted as merely being a battleground of opportunity for anti-US bombers. However, even before President…

read more »
Fresh Approach Needed in Seeking Saddam’s Demise
By Frank Smyth, May 3, 1998, Jane's Intelligence Review

Modern military history will record Saddam Hussein uniquely. In the 1990-91 Gulf War, he cynically inverted the conventional concepts of tactical and strategic thinking. Saddam never planned on defeating US-led coalition forces…

read more »
Rwanda’s Butchers: the Interahamwe and Former Rwandan Army
By Frank Smyth, November 3, 1996, Jane's Intelligence Review

Military history will record the Interahamwe and allied Rwandan soldiers uniquely. Back in April 1994, they achieved a dramatic tactical success, while failing…

read more »
Rwanda’s Intervention in Zaire?
By Frank Smyth, November 3, 1996, Jane's Intelligence Review

The ADFL and the RPA share a community of interest as well as experience. Both represent Tutsi minorities who have suffered under majority rule in their respective countries. Each of their leaders has also long been involved in a guerrilla struggle.

read more »


Page 1 of 1
1