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In 1941, the United States was made tragically aware of its lack of understanding of enemy capabilities and intentions. In contrast, our enemies knew a great deal, including the seemingly innocuous fact that U.S. sailors got shore leave on weekends. This information, with basic analysis, led to the...
The combined antiarmor team (CAAT) pairs the infantry battalion’s heavy machine guns with its antiarmor missile systems in a vehicle-mounted platoon. This creates an armored asset with speed, mobility, and firepower. Despite an impressive table of equipment, however, this asset is not applied as...
This is not an article trying to “fix intel,” despite the popularity of such endeavors. Intel is not “broken;” however, as the Marine Corps recoils from two major land wars and attempts to refocus, redefine, and return to core competencies, so should individual communities. Just as BGen Paul K. Van...

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I don't imagine this post will do a whole lot to reenergize the dialogue on this blog, but I thought I'd type a quick post here to share something worth watching, in hopes of stimulating some thought/discussion and reinvigorating the exchange of ideas in this space that the Marine Corps Gazette...