This should be a must read material for all public schools where history is still being taught.
Dr. Lewis' book is a powerful 'weapon', arming all amongst us who are rational to defend ourselves best in future wars initiated by irrational enemies.
The author has a reasonable premise: he argues that accepting that war can't be won is bad for the modern military.
The author provides a compelling argument that war is fundamentally caused, and won or lost, by ideas. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tim Kent
A perplexing question many politicians fail to ask and answer is how can my country win a war. In failing to come to terms with what needs to be done, and doing it, generation... Read morePublished 9 months ago by IM Frederick
Informative, rational, captivating. Exceptionally well written book that I read in a week. Now I know, in reasonable depth, the history and reasons for the success and failure of... Read morePublished 13 months ago by David Simonov
This is a book that probably shouldn't have been written, at least in its current form. The author has a reasonable premise: he argues that accepting that war can't be won is bad... Read morePublished on August 29, 2012 by David W. Nicholas
I thoroughly enjoyed the substance of this book, and indeed it greatly helped me make up my mind about the proper conduct of warfare. Read morePublished on January 17, 2012 by F_CH
With no real end in sight in the War on Terror, the "new normal" of constant deployments and unending conflict is a condition that the majority of the military has come to accept. Read morePublished on November 8, 2011 by Michael Hagan