Thoughts on "irregular warfare"
I saw an article the other day decrying the fact that less attention is drawn to the fact that most terrorists are incompetent boobs. It occurred to me: their incompetence is their whole strength! Teaching people to be competent is expensive, difficult, and time-consuming. Relying on their innate incompetence is cheap, easy, and quick - and lord knows any given “competent” soldier...
Remo Williams - The Adventure Begins
So I’ve made several attempts, over the past few years, to jump on the “Thing a Day” wagon - to make something new every day for a year, the idea being that after a year of producing something daily, new habits will have been burned into my neural pathways, and a new Mo perspective will have been forged. Which is a wonderful goal, I think. The only problem - and it’s a...