reply to post by CAPT PROTON
You cant determine an enemies method of assault from their capabilities alone.
The method of assault can only be estimated by identifying the enemies intentions towards its final target.
If their target is total annihilation of earth, well then yeah, turn the surface into a carpark with asteroids.
However, there is very little on this planet, that you cant get on any other planet. Other than us. We are easily this planets best commodity. Any
assault on this planet, one would have to assume that we are the target.
Likewise you cant vapourise our infrastructure, unless you want to bring the means along to support your prize. IE, it precludes outright
confrontation, hoards of laser wielding aliens marching through the streets blowing up buildings.
No, your best move is the long term plan. If I was to do it, I would wage a psyop campaign of epic proportions over generations. You take your
special forces, and unleash them covertly amongst the populace.
You have your military forces, they instill fear into the populace, kidnappings, close encounters, tag key people so you can track them or use them to
unwittingly gather intel through medical tampering, maybe down a few aircraft once in awhile under "mysterious circumstances", investigate and
tamper chemically/genetically with food supplies. You perform recon on installations, industry & critical infrastructure, determine how to disable or
take down defence structures. Soften the populace chemically, psychologically and target individuals and facilities of import.
You then have your intelligence forces. Either your own people altered to fit in, or collaborators. These people you move into your targetted
facilities, government departments, sow discord, sabotage financial systems and systems of government, inspire hatred and distrust of authority
structures, either through action or inaction, allow society to splinter. They gather intelligence, biological, social, historical, spiritual. You may
even have limited contact at certain levels, throw the dogs a bone of technology now and then to give them the edge over their neighbours, but never
enough to be a threat. Your Fifth column may even become strong enough to establish its own guiding forces inside government given time and resources.
And of course no psychological warfare programme is complete without propoganda, infiltration of the media, report what manipulates and causes
hysteria, ignore anything that can unify the populace. One could even sanction operations built to sow distrust between belief systems, muslim vs jew
The end result is a populace unable to formulate a cohesive resistance through distrust, confusion and control of key targets(Personnel, systems &
infrastructure). By the time you land, you arent attacked as a conquering force, you are greeted as saviours. We arent slaves to the dollar, we are
slaves to what these "gods" have told us is our destiny. The government rubber stamps it, religion enshrines it, the media feed it to us. Volunteers
for slavery are easier to control than forced slaves.
You will get pockets of resistance absolutely, but with your intelligence apparatus already in place to expose them, locate them, your military forces
already deployed, and the media well controlled, its easy to ignore the decimation of a few "extremists" on the 6 oclock news. For a laugh, you may
even get Earth governments to do the job for you as an operation against terrorists.
Of course this is completely hypothetical, but fits somewhat with alot of disjointed concepts that float around the community. It is of course only
one unifying theory that fits the generally accepted circumstances by believers. Alot of what we see may be for our own good and part of a greater
plan, or maybe for their good and part of someone elses greater plan.
Wait and see, you have no real option.