I happened to stumble upon this image on somebody’s FB wall.
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And then it hit me.

Waging war is simple.
Even winning one is relatively simple if one has enough resources.
Winning the peace afterwards is the real challenge.
America did very good jobs at winning the peace after WWII and the Korean War but very poor ones afterwards.
Here’s Gore Vidal elaborating on the subject:
gore vidal
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