Small Wars Journal


SWJ quote of 2012 (H/T French Defence Analysis Stéphane Taillat)

Why John J. Mearsheimer Is Right (About Some Things)

by Robert D. Kaplan

The Atlantic

If you tell people the world is complicated, you’re not doing your job as a social scientist. They already know it’s complicated. Your job is to distill it, simplify it, and give them a sense of what is the single [cause], or what are the couple of powerful causes that explain this powerful phenomenon. (Samuel Huntington à son protégé Fareed Zakaria)