Years ago Colonel John Boyd, God's gift to military thought by some measures, came up with the "OODA Loop." "OODA" is an acronym for Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act and it's the basis for Boyd's process of military outcomes. Well, we've recently been informed by an Army major (who's currently deployed) that the OODA Loop is still in effect, but it's been modified slightly. "OODA" now means Observe, Overreact, Destroy, and Apologize. Strategists and think tanks make a note, please.
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