Jim Kouri: The Army’s training and doctrine is changing from fighting another army to fighting U.S. Citizens on the homeland as “Insurgents!” Time for Command Racketeer George Casey to be replaced by an officer who’s read, understands and is obedient to the U.S. Constitution!
Saturday, 8 May 2010
Brings to mind Ray Bradbury's Farenheit 451 - A Robert Hefner illustration
In 2008, he said, the Army came out with a new full-spectrum doctrine that said Army formations will simultaneously “apply offense, defense and stability operations to seize the initiative and achieve the desired results.”
“It is not an easy intellectual shift to move away from the idea that the Army is supposed to fight other armies,” Casey said. “It takes a decade to fully ingrain a doctrine in an organization the size of the Army.”