This book discusses the existing literature on military doctrines in general, and offensive doctrines in particular, as well as on causes of their stagnation and sources of innovation. It provides the backdrop for an analytical historical review of Israel's offensive military doctrine.
1. Theoretical and Methodological Background 2. The IDF's Offensive Doctrine: Origins and Description 3. The Israeli Military Doctrine Revisited 4. Revitalizing the Israeli Military Doctrine 5. Conclusion