How not to tweet Defence-related arguments/opinion

A short post on how NOT TO tweet Defence-related tweets.

“British Army’s return to contingency ops hasn’t been doing that hot in Counter-Mobility area. Shielder gone with the SDSR, BARMINE gone”

It may be quite obvious who tweeted this and when, so I shan’t say. Let’s see the mistakes:

1) Not a single link or source in it at all. Does the person expect everyone who visits his/her/its twitter to know about all facts of the equipment noted. He could be lying about it in the first place, especially if it is such an import piece like the Shielder (never explain what that is) and the BARMINE (mispelling and totally not from a so-called passionate supporter of the British Army)

2) Exactly why hasn’t the British Army not been doing that? The tweeter fails to explain. He calles himself a military expert, better than Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) analysts and criticises them. Yet he fails to explain.

3) Which SDSR? Never explain? Fail

So you see, if you want to state arguments or opinions, back them up with evidence. Or go back to school so-called expert.

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