Research and Markets: Grizzly Vs. Scorpion - Strategic Decisions In Operation Cast Lead

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Grizzly Vs. Scorpion - Strategic Decisions In Operation Cast Lead" report to their offering.

The Gaza War, known as Operation Cast Lead was a three-week armed conflict which started on December 27, 2008. This study analyzes strategic decisions pertaining to the national objectives of Operation Cast Lead, the military goals of the campaign, its operational doctrine and plans, the main movements and maneuvers, while comparing some with the Second Lebanon War. It also addresses questions of deterrence, decisive victories and their future implications. Another central issue discussed is the employment of the IAF and the extent to which its advantages and capabilities were put to use.

The study seeks to redress the prevalent positive assessments of the Gaza Campaign through a meticulous examination of its outcomes and consequences while deriving some fresh lessons that need to be acknowledged in order to prepare the nation for probable future conflicts.

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1: Intelligence of Decision-Making

Chapter 2: The Grand Plan of the Gaza Campaign

Chapter 3: The Campaign

Chapter 4: Net Assessment of the Ceasefire Situation

Chapter 5: Controversial Strategic Decisions

Chapter 6: Ethical Issues

Chapter 7: Military Vision - The Leading Role of Air Power

Chapter 8: National Vision - An Alternative perception


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