“We are not postured as a [Defense] department, intellectually or organizationally, for these highly asymmetric and largely unconventional long-term challenges,” Vickers said in congressional testimony. “We are winning battles and campaigns, but not our wars.”
I can simplify it far further- They don’t get it. PC-thought-crime and group-think doesn’t allow it. More importantly, despite all the advantages at their disposal, an asymmetric enemy still grows larger and continues to win.
It’s an outside source affirming what many(myself included) have been telling you.