Monday, December 21, 2009

Winning Wars -- and Losing

By Lawrence S. Wittner
December 21, 2009

Thus far, most of the supporters and opponents of escalating the U.S. war in Afghanistan have focused on whether or not it is possible to secure a military victory in that conflict. But they neglect considering the fact that, in war, even a winner can be a loser.

Read on.

1 comment:

R Charron said...

This is something I am 100% in agreement with. I have cited as an example the "victory" of Pyrrhus at Heraclea in 208 BC, whereafter he remarked another victory like this and I am undone. Look at the "victory" won by England and france in WWI. These people that scream for victory remind me of those idiotic fans at a football game who live to claim "We're #1.