Summary: Here we discuss a powerful article about a serious weakness of America -- our broken observation-orientation-decision-action loop. Specifically, our ability to orient our present in term of our history, a broken mechanism because of our amnesia and gullibility. We need not be like this; we can change. . Recommended reading: "Our American Pravda", Ron … Continue reading Learning to see beyond the American Pravda
Summary: Guest author Mike Few looks at America's broken observation-orientation-decision-action loop, and proposes a three-program for reform. Tell Me How This Ends: Restoring American Power in the 21st Century By Mike Few Many posts on the FM website speak extensively about America’s Decline and broken OODA Loops. If his assessments are accurate, then what … Continue reading Tell Me How This Ends: Restoring American Power in the 21st Century
Summary: Analysis of America on the FM website talk about broken Observation-Orientation-Decision-Action (OODA) Loops. But what does this description mean? What are the consequences? Here's the second of a series by Chet Richards (Colonel, USAF, retired) explaining this important subject. In the last post, I ruminated on what a broken OODA loop is. But … Continue reading How OODA loops break
In a comment to an earlier post, Duncan Kinder had suggested that: Broken OODA loop = madness. This got me to thinking about what a "broken OODA loop" might be. Could Kinder be right? [Readers not familiar with the concept might want to glance over "Boyd's Real OODA Loop," available from the Articles page at … Continue reading What does a “broken OODA loop” look like?