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.
Ever wonder why not once since the end of World War II has the United States of America—having the most powerful military in human history—won what Professor John David Lewis in... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Henry Mark Holzer
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 5 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 9 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 24 months ago by David W. Nicholas
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