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Confirmation Bias & Unanimous Opinion

Confirmation Bias & Unanimous Opinion

With all this Analysis and Control Element (ACE) talk, I should probably start going over the pitfalls and traps of intelligence analysis.  These articles are intended to make you a better analyst of all information but especially of information of intelligence value. Confirmation bias. Confirmation bias is a term we […]

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Lessons Learned from the Syrian Civil War, Part One

Lessons Learned from the Syrian Civil War, Part One

I haven’t kept up to date with the ongoing Syrian civil war but it’s something that I should have been doing since it began.  There’s a lot we can learn from the waves of violence, strategies, gained territory, lost territory, back-stabbing, and so forth.  I came across this report this […]

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Reflections on the Past Month

Reflections on the Past Month

Sorry for the lull in posting.  I got back from Bonnaroo yesterday, just in time for a long nap.  Paul McCartney was by far the best performance of the festival.  Four days of music and being surrounded by drugs and hippies can do a lot to a soul: I didn’t […]

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Propaganda Analysis and Counter Propaganda, Part One

Propaganda Analysis and Counter Propaganda, Part One

First, we have several new readers among us.  I just wanted to say that ‘Sarge’ says hello, and provide a brief intro for everyone else who just started reading.  I write here because America is locked in a battle between the State – the government; the coercive powers that bend […]

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Information Operations, Part Two: Military Deception

Information Operations, Part Two: Military Deception

This is Part Two in a multi-part series on Information Operations (IO).  Information is a sharp weapon in fourth generation warfare and we want to control it through IO.  Earlier this month we covered Part One, Psychological Operations (PSYOP), and how we should use that tool to gain the support […]

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Militia Magazine

Militia Magazine

Lord willin’ and the creek don’t rise, Militia Magazine is going to launch its first issue on 01 July 13.  I’ve been slow on posting for a few reasons and, in the past few weeks, it’s due in no small part to throwing this together.  The militia movement, I feel, […]

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Equipping the Guerrilla Fighter, Part One

Equipping the Guerrilla Fighter, Part One

The guerrilla fighter is a true light-infantryman in the classical sense of the term. He is, essentially, a woodsman-scout. The guerrilla operates in a manner that emphasizes the expert use of his personal small-arms, the use of stealth in all of his movements, using the available terrain and cover to […]

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Information Operations, Part One: Psychological Operations

Information Operations, Part One: Psychological Operations

Information Operations (IO) is a critical part of a resistance movement; and included within the IO family of effects are what I consider to be three of the most important to a resistance: Psychological Operations (PSYOP), Military Deception (MILDEC), and Operations Security (OPSEC).  As long as you’re standing up an […]

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Analysis and Control Element Organization

Analysis and Control Element Organization

In the last month or so, we covered three topics about standing up your organization’s Analysis and Control Element (ACE).  For those of you interested in forming your own ACEs or for commanders looking for guidance, this article is directed at you.  We’ll cover how exactly I’d set up my […]

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Establishing the Intelligence Element, Part Three: OSINT Collection

Establishing the Intelligence Element, Part Three: OSINT Collection

This is Part Three of Establishing the Intelligence Element.  Part One (ACE) can be found here; Part Two (HUMINT) here. In the first two posts in this series, we covered twice that ‘every Patriot is a sensor (intelligence collector)’.  That is to say, every Patriot should at least passively collect […]

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