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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby nowonmai » Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:36 pm

michelle in alaska wrote:Robert....thank you for sharing the cnas.org reading list.
..only recognize about a quarter of the authors and titles on the 'advanced' list....

Im around people who like to read literature on this subject. :)


A whole town of dweebs? Is it like Hobbit land?
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby michelle in alaska » Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:31 pm

Is it like Hobbit land?

worse.
it's a military base.
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby nowonmai » Sun Sep 22, 2013 3:08 am

michelle in alaska wrote:
Is it like Hobbit land?

worse.
it's a military base.
>:)


Good hunting
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby michelle in alaska » Sun Sep 22, 2013 5:39 am

Good hunting?
No.
Asymmetric warfare.
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby nowonmai » Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:53 pm

michelle in alaska wrote:Good hunting?
No.
Asymmetric warfare.


Cougar vs Pvt Pluke. It's no contest.
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby michelle in alaska » Sun Sep 22, 2013 9:47 pm

It's no contest.

I know.
I usually lose. ;)
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby michelle in alaska » Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:31 pm

...what the cool kids are reading...

Making Bricks without Straw: Nathanael Greene's Southern Campaigns and Mao Tse-Tung's Mobile War by J. Dederer
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and.....

Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution by T. Golway
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and....
Nathanael Greene: a Biography of the American Revolution by G. Carbone
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...among other things.
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby nowonmai » Sat Nov 02, 2013 10:14 pm

I preferred Learning to Eat Straw with a Spoon or was it Making Windows without Glass or was it Confucius Say that Smart Arse Title Confer Gravitas
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby michelle in alaska » Sun Nov 03, 2013 7:16 am

nowonmai wrote:I preferred Learning to Eat Straw with a Spoon or was it Making Windows without Glass or was it Confucius Say that Smart Arse Title Confer Gravitas

Oh. Are you referring to the book How to eat soup with a knife?
Actually, The bear went over the mountain is another popular read again. Apologies for the smart arse title gravitas. Im just doing dissemination of information. If it doesnt apply to you, youre welcome to ignore it.
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby michelle in alaska » Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:26 am

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no, I haven't read it.
still trying to get it ordered.

...something new to hurt my brain. sorry for the canned review but here it is:
This monograph focuses on a region of geopolitical and strategic importance to the United States. The region of Central Asia comprises five countries; Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan. Historically, this area of the Asian continent was the "mid-point" on the fabled Silk Road trade route between the East and the West. By 21st Century standards, the region straddles the Asian continent at its mid-point, between east and west - China and Europe and in particular Russia. Following the terror attacks on September 11, 2001 on the United States, Central Asia took on renewed strategic importance. Finally, proximity to the Taliban regime in Afghanistan necessitated staging bases and support structures to support coalition force combat operations as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Following the collapse and break-up of the Soviet Union, the United States quickly........more on Amazon.......
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby michelle in alaska » Fri May 15, 2015 8:41 am

Now moving from asymmetric warfare to 4 Dimensional warfare.
If this sounds familiar, pipe up and speak out.

The book I'm reading now is from 2004....I know...soooo long ago... :)

The Sling and the Stone --On War in the 21st Century by Col. Thomas Hammes, USMC.


and I have found a whole new direction in places like the United States Institute of Peace.

viva le think tanks and smart young military people who are evolving into the next morph. :)
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby coldharvest » Sat May 16, 2015 1:27 am

michelle in alaska wrote:The Sling and the Stone --On War in the 21st Century by Col. Thomas Hammes, USMC.

I really enjoyed it.
I know the law. And I have spent my entire life in its flagrant disregard.
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby michelle in alaska » Sat May 16, 2015 8:43 am

coldharvest wrote:
michelle in alaska wrote:The Sling and the Stone --On War in the 21st Century by Col. Thomas Hammes, USMC.

I really enjoyed it.

Yay!
I am so going to come and talk to you when I'm finished reading this....
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby coldharvest » Sun May 17, 2015 7:55 pm

I've always wanted to see Alaska.
I know the law. And I have spent my entire life in its flagrant disregard.
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Re: Asymmetric Warfare

Postby michelle in alaska » Wed May 20, 2015 6:21 am

coldharvest wrote:I've always wanted to see Alaska.


You better hurry, before all the glaciers melt.
Let me know if you ever plan on visiting my neck of the woods.
:)
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