Who is the dweeb that complained?
This is the damned Army War College, here. Possibly the only more respected one in the world is the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. The people who attend these institutions are the best of the best as far as tactics goes and the College pulls lessons from 5000 years of successful Generals and commanders.
Not all of them are necessarily "good" guys. What they are are effective guys, the ones who created and advanced the art of doing unto others before they can do unto you.