Supposing there is no decisive point, a situation of which Afghanistan [and I’d add Iraq and Vietnam] provides a particularly good example, not even the greatest military-technological superiority will be of much avail. The outcome is likely to be a long war which will finally be decided by attrition

December 29, 2017 § Leave a comment

The US has the most expensive and losingest military in history… Losers since 1946 [unless you count Panama and Grenada, fraudulently argued for wars on the weak]

http://www.martin-van-creveld.com/technology-war-1/

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