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News from the Front: America’s military has mastered 4GW!

Part II of a Series Every war has its surprises. The major experts on 4GW have so far accurately forecast the nature and trends of the Iraq War, but recent developments have disproved one of their most important beliefs: that America’s government, especially its military, would be unable to master 4GW.This is important news! I …

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America takes another step towards the “Long War”

Summary:  This report is just a sketch, some thoughts that hopefully spark discussion about America’s rush to war. It proposes the following: There is as yet insufficient evidence that America is threatened sufficiently to justify the large-scale mobilization of citizens that we call “war.” There is insufficient public evidence that al Qaeda or Islamic jihadists …

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The Core Competence of America’s Military Leaders

As we enter the fifth year of our war in Iraq, it’s time to do a “rate the players” exercise — essential to understanding events and set our expectations. A core competence is a combination of complementary skills and knowledge bases embedded in a group or team that results in the ability to execute one …

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28 Articles: a guide to a successful insurgency against America

… or “What if bin Laden were smart, like Dr. No or Ernest Blofeld?” Summary Al Qaeda has not yet defeated us, to some extent because they are dumb as rocks. That is good, because so are we. Unfortunately, #1 could change at any time. Background Information For those of you who are not James …

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Lessons Learned from the American Expedition to Iraq

The mainstream media remains focused on assigning blame for the war, with occasional reports on current events and discussions of exit strategies.  Let’s attempt to see the bigger picture. Defeat seems the appropriate description for the American expedition to Iraq. Consider the cost!  Hundreds of billions of dollars spent, all in effect borrowed from Asia.  …

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