Search:

Type: Posts; User: 120mm; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    254
    Views
    298,968

    You mean, a "real war" like the Eastern Front in...

    You mean, a "real war" like the Eastern Front in WWII?

    Yeah. Gotta have a dick to kill Germans with an 11 pound rifle.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyudmila_Pavlichenko

    Your apocryphal...
  2. Replies
    254
    Views
    298,968

    Then the light infantry can ditch their wheels...

    Then the light infantry can ditch their wheels for a short time and fight as infantry. Just like the insurgents do. The problem with "commuting to work" is that we load teams and squads up on trucks...
  3. Replies
    10
    Views
    57,916

    A thought piece on how cheaply you could run a...

    A thought piece on how cheaply you could run a military that still had the capability to win wars by using professionalism and decentralized design and decision-making.

    I think our adversaries...
  4. Replies
    944
    Views
    454,871

    I think it is constructive to understand the...

    I think it is constructive to understand the corporate mind of the Anthropological community to understand why harnessing Anthropology for military missions is a Bad Idea.
    ...
  5. Replies
    254
    Views
    298,968

    And that's because we value strength and...

    And that's because we value strength and stupidity. In fact, we're 0 - whatever since WWII. Which was the last war we allowed women to fight. We don't lose war because we allow women in the military,...
  6. Replies
    10
    Views
    57,916

    I am currently developing a theory as to how to...

    I am currently developing a theory as to how to (re)apply this to the military as well.

    I'm not sure if I will ever put pen to paper on this topic, but I think another military revolution is at...
  7. Replies
    64
    Views
    36,865

    The role of leadership in UN failures

    I've not seen much written on how largely bureaucratic UN "leaders" manage to fail, miserably in their mission, yet continue to persist in their role, or even gain promotion.

    As part of a project...
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    30,904

    You assume Bernie Sanders DOESN'T want gulag...

    You assume Bernie Sanders DOESN'T want gulag style camps for the 1%.

    He either does, or he is the most convincing liar in a very adept group of liars.
  9. Replies
    236
    Views
    277,830

    I'm not sure if this will link correctly here,...

    I'm not sure if this will link correctly here, but both Abdur Rahman Khan and the Soviets understood geopolitical reality.

    Abdur Rahman Khan resettled Pashtuns in key areas where they a) conducted...
  10. Replies
    10
    Views
    57,916

    To paraphrase I, Robot, "Those are the right...

    To paraphrase I, Robot, "Those are the right questions."

    Culturally, there are many ways to frame "reliability".

    In engineering terms, reliability = predictability

    If a machine fails, but...
  11. Replies
    944
    Views
    454,871

    Evens' critique is the best I've read so far,...

    Evens' critique is the best I've read so far, despite its brevity. Unfortunately, I recognize the few personalities he fails to with pain.
  12. Replies
    944
    Views
    454,871

    Well, THAT should be objective. Next up; History...

    Well, THAT should be objective. Next up; History of the Third Reich by Joseph Goebbels.
  13. Replies
    254
    Views
    298,968

    After a substantial hiatus from SWC, during which...

    After a substantial hiatus from SWC, during which time I spent over 3 years in Afghanistan and 6 additional months in Iraq, living and working mainly outside the wire, and always with females, I am...
  14. Replies
    111
    Views
    313,570

    "Indeed, one of the pitfalls of Macgregor’s Army...

    "Indeed, one of the pitfalls of Macgregor’s Army career was that he slapped a few too many gorillas along the way. He has long been known for his ability to alienate senior officers, not least...
  15. Replies
    10
    Views
    57,916

    http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_3_118/677135_High_rou...

    http://www.ar15.com/forums/t_3_118/677135_High_round_count_AR_M4_s__over_100_000_rounds__and_how_they_have_handled_on_our_range.html

    The real issue is that most of the M4 failures are based on...
  16. Replies
    192
    Views
    55,835

    Again, bull####. You build a ridiculous straw...

    Again, bull####. You build a ridiculous straw man to support the insupportable. What you propose is a form of rule where people only behave because they are directed to do so by a government...
  17. Replies
    192
    Views
    55,835

    You make a valid point. The American Civil War...

    You make a valid point. The American Civil War put the lie to the 10th. The thing is, the snowball really picked up steam in the way the post WWII America pushed equal rights and liberalism. Don't...
  18. Replies
    192
    Views
    55,835

    I diametrically disagree. We have an...

    I diametrically disagree. We have an over-centralized, out of control, federal government which is rapidly sucking up more than its share of tax without accountability. While local governance dies...
  19. Replies
    192
    Views
    55,835

    And the good citizens of the Soviet Union had far...

    And the good citizens of the Soviet Union had far more rights than those of the US, back when they were around. Most of the new "rights" are embodied in "restrictions" of course.

    What you're...
  20. Replies
    24
    Views
    25,798

    Besides this being a comment only revealing your...

    Besides this being a comment only revealing your inner ####bag, The US FEDERALIST system would have done quite well in Afghanistan. Unfortunately, the DoS scum we sent there to "help" the Afghans...
  21. Replies
    10
    Views
    14,926

    Myth 11 (a) Pashtuns are the majority in...

    Myth 11
    (a) Pashtuns are the majority in Afghanistan
    (b) The CSO statistical figure of 42% Pashtun is based in anything besides politico-ethnically motivated lies.
    (c) Afghanistan is a "tribal"...
  22. Replies
    237
    Views
    107,357

    Or what if we, the US, crammed a completely...

    Or what if we, the US, crammed a completely unworkable and illegitimate over-centralized government down the throats of Afghanistan as a whole?

    The kind of government that rewards bad behavior...
  23. Replies
    237
    Views
    107,357

    And that worked SO WELL for the Soviets when they...

    And that worked SO WELL for the Soviets when they tried it.

    Equating poppy-cultivation to insurgency in Afghanistan is only one of the major mistakes we've made in that country.

    But if you...
  24. Replies
    944
    Views
    454,871

    Back to the agriculture issue: 1. Those...

    Back to the agriculture issue:

    1. Those anthropologists/social scientists who do not understand agriculture tend to be idiots who are not worth their weight as landfill. By "tend", I mean "they...
  25. Replies
    944
    Views
    454,871

    You'd find out HTS members are drooling idiots. ...

    You'd find out HTS members are drooling idiots. But that's ok; they fit in with the rest of the US contingent, there.
Results 1 to 25 of 200
Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4