Academic Buckshot

I remember being told about research that said that the US squad is basically on par with forces like Afghan insurgents.  At first I was taken aback.  Upon further clarification, the equality was not concerned with technical capability, but rather a cognitive one.  Basically, if you can out think your…

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Commander’s Critical Information: What the leader needs to know, and needs to hide

Commander’s Critical Information Requirements (CCIR) are defined by the Department of Defense as a comprehensive list of information requirements identified by the commander as being critical in facilitating timely information management and the decision making process that affect successful mission accomplishment. Huh. Well that’s a workable definition, though it creates…

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