The Hezbollah, once confined to Lebanon, is increasingly present in Syria acquiring offensive warfare
In "Condemning Offensive Warfare I," where he tellingly lays out the rationale for the ethical supremacy of universal love, he characterizes war as simple theft and brutality writ large.
After presenting this argument not just in "Heaven's Intention III," but in the three essays devoted directly to antimilitarism, "Condemning Offensive Warfare I, II, III"--essays that are familiar to modern antiwar liberals and national-interest realists alike--Mozi goes on to claim that war, like other exercises in state excess, impose significant opportunity costs on society:
live-fire drills, aerial bombing and maritime defensive and offensive warfare
Far more than in the other warfighting domains, offensive warfare
is dominant in the cyberspace domain.
The development of fortified castles and walled towns created a form of offensive warfare
known as the siege.
Going back to the evolution of the notion of jihad as offensive warfare is important to begin the process of deconstructing 21st century al-Qaida pseudo-intellectual interpretations.
The Meccan clerics of the 8th century CE like Ata ibn Abi Ribaah, Amru ibn Dinar, and Ibn Jareeh took different views on jihad as offensive warfare. When asked if ghazw (raiding) was an obligation incumbent upon all Muslims, Abi Ribaah replied that he did not know.
"Obviously, someone working for the United States government has a stockpile of super-weapons grade anthrax that can be used again domestically for the purposes of political terrorism or abroad to wage offensive warfare
," Boyle said.
Travers then argued that the military failure at Gallipoli was largely due to a continuity on Gallipoli of the unimaginative Western Front approaches to offensive warfare
and the nature of the British army command structure, rather than individual command mistakes.
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