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DANIEL PIPES MAKES A RARE ERROR

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Submitted by ALAN (United States), Apr 29, 2010 at 16:45

Dear Mr. Pipes: You are a genius --- but even geniuses make mistakes. Douglas MacArthur (not Eisenhower) said "In war, there is no substitute for victory."

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Thank you for the compliment. As for the attribution, both generals apparently said this. I went with Eisenhower because he said it first.

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