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New tactics are needed for the wars of the future

30 October 2021

9:00 AM

30 October 2021

9:00 AM

A Short History of War Jeremy Black

Yale, pp.258, 14.99

The strategic bankruptcy of the West has twice so far this century demanded that our brave soldiers risk their bodies and minds to fight unwinnable wars. The lessons to be learnt from Iraq and Afghanistan, and indeed from Libya, Syria and the Sahel, are many; but the original sin was hubris, born of post-Cold War military preponderance and successes in Sierra Leone, Ulster
and Kosovo.

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