Militärische Aspekte


Literatur zur Kriegsführung in Afghanistan

Afghanistan als bisheriger Kriegsschauplatz. Lessons (not?) learned.

Publikationen des US Foreign Military Studies Office

Lester W. Grau (1997): Artillery and Counterinsurgency: The Soviet Experience in Afghanistan. FMSO.
Lester W. Grau, Ali Ahmad Jalali (1998): Underground Combat: Stereophonic Blasting,Tunnel Rats and the Soviet-Afghan War. FMSO.
Lester W. Grau, Ali Ahmad Jalali (2001): The Campaign For The Caves: The Battles For Zhawar In The Soviet-Afghan War. The Journal of Slavic Military Studies, Volume 14, September 2001, Number 3.
Ali A. Jalali, Lester W. Grau (2001): Expeditionary Forces: Superior Technology Defeated -The Battle of Maiwand. Military Review, May-June 2001. (Dieser Artikel behandelt die vernichtende Niederlage der britischen Armee 1880 in der Schlacht von Maiwand - Analogien zur Gegenwart können nicht ganz ausgeschlossen werden).
Graham H. Turbiville (1998): Ambush! The Road War in Afghanistan. FMSO.

The MOUT Homepage Afghanistan Site

(1996): The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan. Translated and Edited by Lester W. Grau. National Defense University Press. 2nd printing. A translation of an after action review conducted by the Soviet Frunze General Staff Academy of the tactical fight in Afghanistan. The book contains numerous vignettes of small actions with comments by the Frunze compilers and by LTC Grau.(pdf, 13,4 MB)

Ausgewählte Pressetexte und Analysen zum Kriegsverlauf

Opposition leaders ready to quit battle against Taliban. US blunders leave key fighters disillusioned. Rory Carroll in Peshawar. The Guardian. November 9, 2001
Quiet Commander in the Hot Seat. Franks Criticized on Pace of War. By Thomas E. Ricks and Vernon Loeb. Washington Post Staff Writers. Washington Post, November 9, 2001; Page A01
U.S. Adjusts Battle Plans as Strategy Goes Awry. Michael R. Gordon. International Herald Tribune, November 9, 2001
Splits open in UK-US alliance. Ewen MacAskill and Richard Norton-Taylor. The Guardian. November 9, 2001
Pentagon to send 4th carrier to Afghanistan. Bill Gertz and Rowan Scarborough. The Washington Times, 8. November 2001
Changing Its Strategy, U.S. Looks for More Help. David E. Sanger and Michael R. Gordon New York Times Service. International Herald Tribune, November 8, 2001
Die Entsendung ans Horn von Afrika ist kein Zufall. Somalia könnte einer der nächsten Schauplätze im Kampf gegen den Terrorismus sein / Die Überlegungen des Pentagon / Von Nikolas Busse und Thomas Scheen. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 8.11.01
Ein Übergreifen der Kampfhandlungen auf Tadschikistan ist nicht ausgeschlossen.Taleban retreat could take war across border. From Oliver August In Beijing. London Times, November 08 2001
UN fears 'disaster' over strikes near huge dam. By Richard lloyd Parry in Quetta. Independent. 08 November 2001
The Satellite Wars: Afghanistan and Yugoslavia. 2001: Afghanistan. Space Daily. (no date ~ 7.11.01)
Pentagon flies home 18 body bags. Naveed Miraj. Frontierpost, Pakistan, 7.11.01
Bombing the Red Cross. By William M. Arkin. Special to Washingtonpost.com. November 4, 2001
Allies set for ferocious escalation of ground war. By Joe Murphy in London, Philip Sherwell in Jabal Saraj and David Wastell in Washington. London Daily Telegraph, 4.11.01.
Hawks push unfamiliar allies into a belligerent embrace. Chris Stephen and Tim Judah in Gulbahar, Afghanistan. The Observer. November 4, 2001.
US special forces injured in night raid on Kandahar. By Severin Carrell and Andrew Gumbel, in Washington. The Independent. 4. November 2001.
Iranian officials in secret Taliban talks. By Julian West in Islamabad and Christina Lamb, Diplomatic Correspondent. London Daily Telegraph. 4.11.01
Army set for cold war. Rumsfeld: "The war isn't going well," By David Wastell in Washington, Robert Fox and Sean Rayment in London. London Daily Telegraph. 4.11.01.
Bodentruppen dirigieren Bomber. Schwere US-Angriffe auf die Front nördlich von Kabul. Frankfurter Rundschau, 3.11.2001.
U.S. Is Using More Drones, Despite Concern Over Flaws. By JAMES DAO. New York Times. November 3, 2001
Bombing Won't Work, Rebel Says Maverick Insists Only Afghan Warriors Can Bring Taliban 'Out of Their Caves', Washington Post, 3.11.01, Page A17
U.S. Sets Stage for Offensive. Troops, Planes Focus On North Afghanistan. By Steven Mufson and William Branigin. Washington Post. November 2, 2001; Page A01.
Das Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), das von den USA als Aufklärungsdrohne verwendet wird, weist nach Angaben des "Project on Government Oversight" (POGO), einer US-NGO und "governmental watchdog" erhebliche technische Probleme auf. Defense System Daily, 1.11.01
Der britische Militärhistoriker
Professor Sir Michael Howard erhebt bei einer Konferenz des Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies (UK) schwerste Vorwürfe gegen die eingeschlagene Kriegsführung der USA. Al-Qaida is winning war, allies warned. Tania Branigan. The Guardian, October 31, 2001
Euphoria Lost, By William M. Arkin. Special to The Washington Post. October 28, 2001
U.S. Planes Bomb a Red Cross Site for Second Time. By ELIZABETH BECKER and ERIC SCHMITT. New York Times, October 27, 2001
26.10.01: Presseerklärung des Roten Kreuzes zur fortgesetzeten Bombardierung von Einrichtungen des Roten Kreuzes in Afghanistan durch die USA.
24.10.01: Appell des Roten Kreuzes an alle Kriegsparteien zur Einhaltung des humanitären Kriegsvölkerrechtes.
Civilian Casualties and the Air War. Civilian Casualties and the Air War. By William M. Arkin. Special to washingtonpost.com, October 21, 2001
A Week of Air War. By William M. Arkin. Special to washingtonpost.com, Sunday, October 14, 2001
A New Mindset for Warfare. By William M. Arkin. Special to Washingtonpost.com, Saturday, September 22, 2001

Letzte Aktualisierung: 09.11.2001. Dr. Georg Schöfbänker