After several generations of expensive failures, even our leaders have noticed. A new book begins to grapple with this problem, one of our most serious.
A retired Marine Captain writes about the mess that is our military strategy, how we got into this expensive hole, and an easy first step to fixing it.
Doug Macgregor (Colonel, US Army, retired) gives a terrifying description of America's geopolitical situation, looking at our greatest threat.
Summary: So many posts here describe how we are losing. Since we've forgotten, I'm reposting explanations of why and how we are losing -- and how we can win in the age when 4th generation warfare (4GW) is the dominant mode of war. Step one: adopt a rational grand strategy. The original version was posted in … Continue reading Let’s try a defensive strategy in America’s wars, and win.
Summary: Afghanistan was invisible during the campaign, but has surfaced again in the news. This time, so rare in modern America, we hear some truth about the war from our generals. They reveal why we have lost so much for so little gain, and why we continue paying in blood and money to get nothing. … Continue reading Our generals reveal why we lost in Afghanistan, and will continue to lose