The Long March to Standing Rock

Just as during the Long March under the guidance of Mao Zedong and Chou-En-Lai, or during the early days of the Russian Revolution, what was perceived by the revolutionary cadres of those epic periods was the understanding of tactical and strategic prudence with revolutionary adore. The march by American veterans to Standing Rock, North Dakota is a heroic stand that has historic significance. As they prepare for their three-day “deployment” in coordination with their “operation orders’ which is to not allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to run through the Lakota and Dakota tribes’ native land and to support those Native American Indians – to “draw attention to the human rights of warriors of the Sioux tribes”- we must also draw attention to the art of defense and offensive tactics in this militant engagement.

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