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The `MAGA' Civil War has Begun - CJ Werleman - Byline Times
"To me, current conditions feel disturbingly similar to things I have seen in Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia and Cambodia," observes Dr David Kilcullen, a former soldier and diplomat who is widely considered the world's leading expert on counter-insurgency strategy.

He does not foresee a re-run of the American Civil War but rather "something more diffuse" and akin to the decades-long amorphous conflict that ravaged Colombia from 1948 to 1958

... To this end, Dr Kilcullen's comparison with 1950s Columbia looms large.

He notes: "Starting as rioting in Bogota - driven by pre-existing urban-rural, left-right, class and racial divisions - violence spread to the countryside as the two main political parties... mobilised rural supporters to attack each other's communities. Local governments weaponised police to kill or expel political opponents. Extremists joined in and `conflict entrepreneurs' emerged to prolong and profit from the violence."

Schengen is toast!
by epochepoque on Tue Jan 12th, 2021 at 05:38:32 PM EST
Domestic "revolutionaries" are outnumbered and outgunned by a well trained National Guard.

The problem arises once the guard splits-up in Red and Blue and join the Confederate rebels to overthrow the elected government and install the renegade leader DT. Once in power no need for further elections until the State is freed from chaos and Communists - the Blues - who had elected JB.

The Blues need to secure the seats of power: Pentagon, NSA and CIA. Likely that the rebels will succeed to fire bomb the Capitol in the second run. Who wrote this book of fiction?

My estimate, the swamp is too deep for rebels to succeed in the overthrow. The action must take place before 01-20-2021 12:00 in order to receive the Trump Order of Pardon.

Some quick amateur reading for rebels:

A Study: Military Strategy and War Dilemmas

Strengthening Intelligence Oversight

by Oui on Tue Jan 12th, 2021 at 06:01:38 PM EST
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QAnon Woke Up the Real Deep State - Nicholas Grossman
You attacked America [...] that's how the real Deep State is going to treat it. The impact of that will make everything else feel like a LARP. ...

The law enforcement-intelligence-national security bureaucracy doesn't really care about a lot of the little things people think it cares about. It's mostly focused on terrorists, serial killers, narco-traffickers, and foreign governments. Threats to the nation.

Previous QAnon activity wasn't on that scale, but the Capitol attack is. I don't think this has sunk in yet. It wasn't 9/11, but it was bigger than, for example, Benghazi.

... The Capitol attack was a unique event in American history, something they'll teach about in high school.

... Storming the Capitol, forcefully hindering the execution of U.S. law, and trying to kill top elected officials is a national security problem. What you did was on another level, and the reaction will be too.

... Prosecutions will follow. Big tech companies ... are now treating QAnon almost like how they treat ISIS. A giant federal apparatus built to fight al Qaeda will shift some capacity to fighting you, especially the white nationalist and anti-government militias in your orbit.

You cheered on lawyers who said they'd release the Kraken. But now you've poked Leviathan.

Schengen is toast!
by epochepoque on Tue Jan 12th, 2021 at 10:36:33 PM EST
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