Excellent article JAS, cheers for posting it. They make a VERY effective argument. I only wish they had provided links to data for the claims they make, I don't doubt them but it would make a stronger case.
"The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental." - John Steinbeck