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nowaypablo  ·  94 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The massive US military wargames the US had to cheat to win

Holy fucking shit. I've never heard about this. God damn it.





demure  ·  94 days ago  ·  link  ·  

in broad strokes, Pabst, how do they paint the Iraq war over there when they teach it?

nowaypablo  ·  94 days ago  ·  link  ·  

In broad strokes, "Man, that was some spicy shit, huh?"

In reality, it's not like we're in denial about anything. From a strategic perspective, counter-insurgency is something that is still trained, studied, and evolved-- not to mention still fought.

I think it will be a very long time before the last two decades of warfighting is fully unpacked.