After September 11, 2001 the
United States Military changed dramatically. The
World Trade Center attacks showed all military
leaders everywhere that the game rules had
changed...and changed dramatically.
attacks showed military leaders that the rules
had changed to what is now called Fourth Generation Warfare
or, more descriptively, asymmetric warfare.
time of the September attacks, the young boy who
wanted to be a soldier had been retired from
over three decades of Special Operations
military activity. He was staying busy in
retirement by doing contract computer
surveillance snooping for the CIA, FBI and
others within the Beltway.
Once a spy always a spy.