Tell that to the people of afghanistan who effectively stopped 2 superpowers using AKs. So much for your (and his) theory.
Good points.... Third World goat farmers with rudimentary weapons have handled superpowers to a draw in Afghanistan
Let’s see what a military can do against folks who are better fed, better armed, better educated, and have more trees and foilage for cover.
Guess you gotta point...
Look at our own history. Poorly equipped, under trained, and out numbered. We adapted and began using guerrilla tactics defeat the British empire.
and sidewinders in the case of the Soviets.
“the people of afghanistan who effectively stopped 2 superpowers using AKs”
Not throwing cold water on the concept of popular resistance but go figure: every AK-47 in Afghanistan has probably been wielded by many pairs of hands, and the only ones still living are the ones clutching it right now.
In other words, they grow ‘em as fast as we can kill ‘em.
Their fanatical paradise-guaranteeing religion combined with their wild tribal culture stretching back centuries are powerful factors that normal civilized societies simply lack.
Is resistance to our growing domestic tyranny futile? Of course not! But an estimate of its true costs must be made. In 1776 it was simple: “We pledge our lives, our fortunes, our sacred honor”. And so it began.