John Robb: Trump Insurgency is Dead, Trump Captured…

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John Robb

The OODA loop of Trump’s Insurgency has been Smashed

That insurgency is now over.  Its OODA loop is smashed.

Worried that Trump would end existing US spending/policies (largely, still geared to cold war priorities), the senior military staff running the Trump administration launched a counter-insurgency against the insurgency. They have been successful (if only they were half as good fighting against real world insurgencies).  Here’s how:

  • Former generals took control of key staff positions.
  • They purged staff members that were part of the insurgency and tightly limited access to Trump.
  • Finally, and most importantly, they took control of Trump’s information flow.

That final step changed everything.

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Tip of the Hat to Owl for referring this excellent post to Phi Beta Iota.