Paul Kennedy summons the ghost of Sun Tzu

December 30, 2009 at 1:51 pm Leave a comment

Paul Kennedy,the historian wrote a piece on FT today urging US to consider withdrawing from the Afghanistan war scene.

Rome offers Obama a lesson in limits
To govern, is to choose
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/cb49b92a-f4af-11de-9cba-00144feab49a.html

Sun Tzu,the master war strategist in ancient China will agree. To fight a war which is not necessary and without full confidence of winning is foolish, wasteful and morale-sapping.

In investment likewise, to invest out of our field of competence and without doing research is foolhardy.

who says history is boring?

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