Saturday, August 9, 2014
This is coolbert:
From France24 and AFP some reasons for the battlefield success of ISIL. A variety of experts having voiced their opinion.
"Five key reasons behind Iraq jihadists' victorious run"
Here are five reasons identified by military experts for its military successes:
1. Newly acquired weapons.
2. Syria experience
3. Well-chosen battles
4. Effective propaganda
5. Weak opponents
I would also add that the moral is as to the physical as three is to one. Moral among ISIL now sky-high, indeed, it could not probably be even higher. Who ever is the battlefield commander of the ISIL combatants sure seems to know his stuff. The asymmetric combat commander an amateur for the most part able to defeat the professional and do with considerable flair.
May I also suggest that ISIL has been the recipient of IRAQI INCOMPETENCE. AN INCOMPETENCE THAT IS MOST BAFFLING. IT IS NOT LIKE THE IRAQI NATIONAL ARMY DID NOT HAVE EQUIPMENT, NUMBERS, EXPERIENCE, ETC. THAT PERFORMANCE OF THE IRAQI NATIONAL ARMY SHAMEFUL IN THE EXTREME.