The US army under attack by internal foes, but responds quickly
Summary: The US Army is under attack. The stress of the long war — loss of confidence in its leadership, family problems from the long war, potential loss of internal cohesion if forced to substantially downsize. A corrupt and too-often incompetent corps of senior generals. Gangs seeking to undermine its integrity from within. And the internal rot of values common to long wars, especially bad ones. The good news: they’re fighting back. At the end are links to other posts in this series.
- A summary of the problem: enemies within
- Thoughts about Dooley’s presentation
- Slides from Dooley’s presentation
- Dooley’s Defenders
- A Reality Check about Islam
- For More Information
After 11 years of war, the Army (inevitably) faces many threats — within and without. Fortunately the Army’s leadership is actively responding to them.
Here’s an example, in miniature, of the kind of challenges the Army faces. In this case study, we see people within the Army advocating religious hatred, spreading misinformation, and seeking war — on terms that violates American law and traditions.