With few historical precedents, except myths, large numbers of women and children in war is a revolution in military affairs. No new tech will overcome this.
This is William Lind's most important posts, and the most important on the FM website. Our apathy & passivity are our foe's greatest asset.
Summary: Our military loses quite consistently, but not for lack of lack of knowledge how to win. Here is one of the many books by our warriors explaining how we can win Guardian Joe: How Less Force Helps the Warrior By H. John Poole (Lt. Colonel, USMC, retired) Published 2018. Review by G.I. Wilson (Colonel, … Continue reading We can win our wars. One of our warriors explains how.
Summary: Yesterday's post explained why our Long War has produced so few gains at such a high cost in money and blood. It did not explain why our military — led by the best-educated officers in history — repeats the tactics that have failed in so many similar wars? This leads to a second question: after that problem is … Continue reading How to win the Long War
Summary: Sixteen years later, with thousands of our troops dead in futile wars, few understand what happened on 9/11/01. It was a dagger at our minds, as are all effective 4GW ops. With a single strike al Qaeda changed America, the most powerful nation that the world has ever seen. Never before have so few changed … Continue reading Remember that 9/11 was the most effective military op, ever