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Chet Richards reviews “Hitler in Hell”, the most important book of the year

Summary: Here is Chet Richard’s review of Martin van Creveld’s new book, Hitler in Hell. “It’s not exaggerating to say that this might be the most important book you’ll read this year.” “Hitler Lives?“ Review of Martin van Creveld’s Hitler in Hell. By Chet Richards at Slightly East of New. Posted with his generous permission. …

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How much longer for the “long war”? Who will win?

Summary:  In this first of a multi-author series about the next decade of our long war, Chet Richards gives some provocative answers about its next phase. The long war is the key geopolitical issue for America. It will affect our affairs, both domestic and foreign. Post your thoughts in the comments.  {1st of 2 posts today.} …

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Advice from Sun Tzu and John Boyd on winning at cyberwar

Summary: While we’re enmeshed in 4th generation wars we don’t know how to fight, (let alone win) a new form of conflict arrives. Least we repeat our feckless habit of fighting then thinking, let’s develop strategies before serious clashes begin. Chet Richards helps us decide if the military classics can help us, or has new …

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Are we at war with ISIS? Does it make a difference what you call it?

Summary:  Today Chet Richards (Colonel, USAF, retired) looks at our conflict with the Islamic State. What kind of conflict is this? What is the nature of our foe? Victory becomes a matter of luck without answers to these questions.  {2nd of 2 posts today}. Does it make any difference what you call it? Yes, because what …

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