The major powers in the world owns an enormous battery of equipment, that can determine a license plate of any car in the world. They know exactly where each tank, each airplane and each ship is in China, Russia, all over the world … except in Iraq and Syria.The American government and intelligence agencies react confused, astonished and bewildered, in public, that they have no idea who is what and where in the ISIS controlled areas. The reasons why they can’t see in Syria and Iraq is because they don’t have any working intelligence assets on the ground. What is worrying though is, that the intelligence community has no alternatives and don’t know exactly what to do about it.
The commander is so important, because if the commander is not able, the army will fail.
If the commander is a civilian and in charge of a modern army, the army fails too. That what’s happening currently with the US and ISIS and what happened with Israel and Hamas.