Isn’t the lesson of most wars of the 20th and 21st century that all lose and the aggressor really loses? so what’s the USG doing being the aggressor?
December 7, 2016 § Leave a comment
“A military man can scarcely pride himself on having ‘smitten a sleeping enemy’; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten,” he wrote. “I would rather you made your appraisal after seeing what the enemy does, since it is certain that, angered and outraged, he will soon launch a determined counterattack.”