Brinkmanship: "How Did This Ever Get So Out Of Hand?"

"Virtually all wars in the last hundred years have been precipitated by brinkmanship, followed by a relatively minor “trigger” event. In each case, the war was promised to be brief and victorious by those who recommended full-scale retaliation, and invariably, they were manifestly incorrect."

  • May 8, 2018 8:45 PM