America is at peak support for the US military. It’s crash will change much.

Summary: The US military is the sole remaining institution in America that retains the strong respect of the American people. But that might be fading fast, which could change the dynamics of US domestic politics and foreign policy in ways we can't imagine. The men who led us into the ill-fated War on Terror after … Continue reading America is at peak support for the US military. It’s crash will change much.

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Celebrate our mad trillion dollars in national security spending!

Military spending

Summary: Celebrate another trillion-dollar defense budget! Much of that spending is irrelevant to the wars we are actually fighting and disproportionately large vs. the spending of our potential foes. Yet our geopolitical experts scream for "more"! While we burn money on defense our infrastructure rots. It's the fast path to national decline. Only more public involvement in … Continue reading Celebrate our mad trillion dollars in national security spending!

Require Marine officers to do as they’re told so – we can continue losing the WOT! (Attritionist Letter #4).

Obedience

Summary: Like all power tools, technology can hurt or help an organization — depending on how the leaders use it. Since the dawn of third generation warfare in WWI, the power of an army results from its speed as well its force. Fast recognition, fast decision-making, fast execution, fast learning -- these are power. This requires decentralization. … Continue reading Require Marine officers to do as they’re told so – we can continue losing the WOT! (Attritionist Letter #4).