- Written by Bruce Hofman, Prepared exclusively for SITE
- Articles & Analysis
- Created: December 1, 2008
Among the fatalities of the tragic attacks in Mumbai was the so-called “bunch of guys” theory. Like the scores of dead and hundreds of wounded, it too was the victim of a terrorist operation that was planned and premeditated and executed by trained commando-like teams deployed as part of an apparent command and control apparatus which orchestrated their deployment and coordinated their assaults. Schooled in the use of automatic weapons and apparently well-versed in close quarters combat tactics, the gunmen were able to stand their ground against furious security force response and counter-assault.