Saturday, 1 July 2017

Back to the beginning: Pentagon requests NATO troops return

Back to the beginning: Pentagon requests NATO troops return to Afghanistan | Pakistan Today: 

It has been well said that ‘we learn from history that we learn nothing from history’ and the ‘new’ US push for a Clausewitzean ‘battle of annihilation’ just won’t happen. Not in that impossible terrain and in the absence of full scale pitched battles. Karl von Clausewitz did not harp on minor guerrilla skirmishes and certainly didn’t visualise that deadly, morale-destroying Taliban secret weapon, the suicide bomber.

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