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75 Montgomery C. Meigs. “Unorthodox Thoughts about Asymmetric Warfare”; Parameters (Summer 2003): 8. Meigs posits that the Al Qaeda attacks on September 11, 2001 demonstrated the terrorist’s ability to combine asymmetry (techniques lacking a common basis of comparison) with an unorthodox approach to apply a capability (idiosyncrasy). ” Meigs also observes that standards of living worldwide depend on technical systems that are susceptible to idiosyncratic threats and suggests that the operational patterns of Al Qaeda indicate further attacks using idiosyncratic techniques and asymmetric means.
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