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Winning wars

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Submitted by Sound (Sri Lanka), Sep 26, 2006 at 10:53

Nobody ever won a war by going on peace-marches, and trying to be nice to the enemy. Wars are won by sheer SUPERIOR force and superior strategies. Once the war is won, then the victors enforce peace, again by force.

Those who try to win a war by appeasing the enemy will have that war on their hands with no end in sight. Why don't we learn from our own experiences?

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