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Winning the unwinnable war

Winning the unwinnable war

America"s self-crippled response to Islamic totalitarianism

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009,
  • Jihad,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East,
  • Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Elan Journo.
    ContributionsJourno, Elan, 1976-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6432 .W564 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24061082M
    ISBN 109780739135402, 9780739135419, 9780739135426
    LC Control Number2009025628

    What does it mean to win a moral victory? In the history, practice, and theory of war, this question yields few clear answers. Wars often begin with ideals about just and decisive triumphs but descend into quagmires. In the just war and strategic studies traditions, assumptions about victory underpin legitimations for war but become problematic in discussions about its conduct and .   LBJ's Unwinnable War By Jack Johnson was never party to any claim that we would "win the war" in the military sense. Beschloss's book recounts the advice to LBJ by Sen. Richard Russell of.

      And I also knew that the historical premises on which it was based were deeply flawed. America did not experience a “lost victory” in Vietnam; in fact, victory was likely out of reach from the Author: Kevin Boylan.   ‘How to Win an Unwinnable War’ by Austin Bunn Aug self-abuse. He skims the courses, Euclidean Geometry, Beginning Japanese, and stops at a “late addition.” How to Win a Nuclear War. setting down her book, a hardcover for nursing school. The book fascinates Sam, the photographs of gashes and lesions and people with.

    “The Americans won't win. They're not fighting for their homeland. They just want to be good. In order to be good, they just have to fight awhile and then leave.” ― Denis Johnson, Tree of Smoke. tags: america, vietnam-war. “And in this moment, I realize one reason it's so great to have a best friend is sometimes, like right now, Cal.   “War serves only the warlords and the graveyards!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan The term “unwinnable war” is a strange and ambiguous notion used most often to describe fake reasoning for not winning a war. This seems absurd to me, and at the same time insincere. Lately, I have heard this term used often in personal correspondence sent to me, and in the .


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Winning the Unwinnable War, deals with the root of our catastrophic failure to deal with an enemy that has a vast, long, and unapologetic history of evangelism by the sword.

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