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Roman trained groups in the woods in Ukraine on weekends and people paid, around $75 for it. He wrote the training plan for the ukrainian volunteers. It spread across the country in a few weeks. The State Dept asked him to stop.
Men came out of the woodwork to fight. Especially from the western part of the country. They formed militias with different ‘philosophes’ (degrees of aggression really). They raided military depots, banks, hardware stores — everything for supplies. They paid for some of their own supplies. People organized donations to buy them others. Regular Military worked with them and sold arms. The Russians supplied arms, money, and heavy weapons – and intel.
Men need simple basics. Most importantly not to shoot each other. But that said, military trains men to patrol and hold ground and doctrine for guerillas is the OPPOSITE. So it is easier to train the four basic disciplines of riflemen than it is to train groups to select, survey, plan, strike, and retreat as guerillas.
What we saw in ukraine as small groups of men take initiative, without telling others what they were doing, and making those raids and returning with high kill counts, but always at the risk of friendly fire. But that is because the area of conflict in the Donbas is quite small.
America is huge, and “Deplatforming Cities” (ie: ending their supply lines) and removing selected academics, media, public intellectuals, politicians, and bureaucrats, and keeping the cash machines empty, the power out, water off, data down, gasoline out, food out, requires local or roaming groups to operate very differently from foot soldiers. I understand how ISIS, the IRA and the Marxists did it.
American’s wont follow the Arab Spring model. Heterogeneity prevents it. What we CAN count on is filling the streets. but as the IRA(small), marxists (medium), and ISIS (large), with arab spring (masses) all conducted their revolutions fairly consistently by making the territory ungovernable. All that is necessary is to generate demand for settlement on STATED TERMS where the terms burn the state, not the military or the people.
This will happen principally because there are enough men who WANT it to happen.