Rewind and Reconnoiter: Israel’s Urban Warfare with David Betz


Welcome to Rewind & Reconnoiter. Each week, we’ll ask one of our authors to look back at an article they’ve written for War on the Rocks in light of a current news event. Did their argument hold up? Read more below to find out. *** In 2015, David Betz wrote “Peering into the Past and Future of Urban Warfare in Israel‘” for War on the Rocks, in which he described a visit to the Israel Defense Force’s urban training facility at Tze’elim and what it revealed about Israel’s approach to urban warfare. As Israel’s ground campaign in Gaza unfolds, we asked him to look back

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