No one does. The quote is relevant to any insurgent force going up against a superior conventional force, whether be it in the Arab world or elsewhere. The Taliban are very organised, speak to any Afghan vet and they will tell you that. Whether they have modern weaponry or not isn't important, they will always be technologically inferior to the conventional force. That wasn't the point of the article, although some insurgent movements have had some success (success here is completely different to a conventional army) it does not mean we are 'culturally' better at them, the majority of criticisms he makes were also evident in western forces before the second and first world wars, they have simply gained experience in how to effectively fight in the modern and contemporary era. To believe that organizations such as Hamas or Hezballah are more disciplined than conventional forces is naive, they do not have sophisticated chains of command therefore simply can not be more disciplined.