H/T WRSA. You might also want to check out this SF manual, as well, and their grand-daddy, while you’re at it.
It is wholly appropriate to start this review with the reason why Wimberly wrote this book:
“…It is intended to help people who are living under oppression and for whom all other means of change have been exhausted or rendered impossible.”
With the globe in flames as we idle through the Christmas holiday, the contents of this book are timely and appropriate for a global audience fighting against genocidal, totalitarian regimes. One need look no further than the fate of the Yazidis at the hands of ISIS monsters, or minorities within Syria fighting to maintain a secular state against the inexorable Islamic thugs to grasp the inherent value in his writing. It is clear that no matter where civilized people live, they will always need the ability and knowledge base presented in books such as this to deal with bad situations if the Government cannot, will not or is unable to help them. Sometimes, like the Kurds or Yazidis, they have no other choice.
His distillation of the principles of guerrilla warfare is no-nonsense and gets to the core of the matter quickly. “Guerrillas never win wars, but their adversaries often lose them.” Examples abound in the news, where it is wholly evident that a guerrilla’s main job is to, as the old reality show theme was, “outwit, outlast”. That is often enough to wear out Leviathan. Whether it takes a few years, or 50.. the guerrilla is in it for the long haul. The NVA, the tribesmen of Afghanistan, the FARC provide vivid examples of the truth of this.”
Read the rest here
, and then consider getting one for use in developing your NPT training plan. Remember, we’re experiencing an extremely mild winter so far. The cold won’t keep the bad people from doing their ‘thing’ if the mood strikes…..keep learning; keep training.