by Jeff Huber
"If you know neither your enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle."
- Sun Tzu
"Sun Tzu maintained that proper planning secures victory before the battle begins. Carl von Clausewitz insisted that war must focus on the political aim. How is it, then, that we are about to put more troops into a war we know is unwinnable and in which we have no coherent objective for them to pursue?......"