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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Sep 2017 9:31 p.m. PST

….it doesn't know about future threats.

"Everyone knows the foreign threats our government deems urgent: cyberwar, a criminal North Korean regime, an aggressive Russia leader. (OK, not everyone in our government … ) But how does the military prepare for the threats which will eventually arise, but are not yet known? Peter W. Singer is a strategist and senior fellow at New America, and an expert on military technology and planning. And he spends his time studying what threats America is likely to face, and how the armed forces should prepare for them…"
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Great War Ace Inactive Member07 Sep 2017 11:17 a.m. PST

Short version: we don't know what's coming until it becomes the history.

We wage slow war, deliberative, "legal" and safe. We don't want the world to be able to point to anything we did wrong. We want slow war to continue to power policies and actions. Total war is to be avoided even more than another pandemic Plague.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Sep 2017 10:48 p.m. PST

Good points.


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