foxDaesh has made giant strides in the several areas both physically and in the Information Operations arena.  They have been masters at dominating the IO battle space and leveraging PSYOPS to their advantage.  Fourth Generation (4GW) concepts such as these are critical in the modern asymmetrical battle field.  However, Daesh has been bogged down with taking and holding real estate and all those nasty third generation warfare (3GW) pains that have plagued modern militaries. Ground Lines of Communications (GLOC) has been the bane of many armies operating in the Middle East. Remember how the Desert Fox started to out run his GLOC for fuel and supplies. Is it possible that a lack of old skills such as a professional Logistics Corp is starting to bring down the 21st centuries biggest boogeyman?

Friction and ISIS