Analysing the Tactics of "Dirty Politics" from a Military Perspective

Observe, Orient, Decide, Act. The OODA Loop or Boyd Cycle

The last week in New Zealand media has been dominated by coverage of Nicky Hager's latest book "Dirty Politics". Regardless of the rights and wrongs and the personalities involved (something we know a bit about at first hand), we thought it would be interesting to analyse the tactics being employed from a strictly objective view i.e. in military terms, who has the initiative, what are the strategic, operational and tactical objective and so on. A great place to start is reminding ourselves of the OODA Loop. If you'd like to join the team undertaking this project, then get in touch. More to follow...