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There was a call in the FM two weeks ago: "Abolish the army." (https://www.businesslive.co.za/fm/opinion/on-my-mind/2020-07-09-tristen-taylor-abolish-the-army/) The writer, Tristen Taylor, cited my study on the poor performance and lack of reform of SA’s defence force as a reason for his view. It’s a lazy argument, more philosophical than practical.

One might similarly argue, after all, that any institution needing reform should be abolished...

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