The United States Does Not Always Win

January 28, 2007 at 11:41 pm | Posted in War | 2 Comments

So history shows us. Can conservatives grasp this before the delusion gets any worse?

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  1. “The United States’ withdrawal from Somalia in 1993 — precipitated by events chronicled in the book and movie “Black Hawk Down” — was perhaps the most dramatic post-World War II example, “despite the fact that its military was, at most, only marginally degraded,” Sullivan wrote in a paper she plans to publish in the Journal of Conflict Resolution.”

    Maybe it is best that we not calculate these wars in one swooping and pretend as if this battle is remotely comparable to other large conflicts.

  2. James,

    I’m not sure what you are trying to say. Could you clarify please.


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