Mass Effect/AEC: Asari Strategic WeaknessesMass Effect/AEC: Asari Strategic Weaknesses15 hours ago in Sci-Fi More Like This
Excerpt from Modern Galactic War by Paul Malthus, 3rd Edition , Made available for Extranet Scholastic Use by The Institute of War and Diplomacy, Vancouver Metroplex, North American Union, Earth, 2190 (1st Edition published by Banabar Books in 2184).
The Asari military suffers from twin weaknesses link to their emphasis of political/economic warfare. Both come into play when they meet an enemy that is not deterred by attrition or loss of political prestige. Time and time again the asari failed to deter or stop such enemies as the rachni, the krogan or the reapers. The first two races could produce more units at all levels at much faster rates than they lost them. Thus they were invulnerable to the threat of a Pyrrhic victory. These threats were defeated by the deployment of massive military forces that brought these species to the brink of extension something that the asari lack of conventional all-arms formations could no