Terrorism, Retaliation, and Victory by Brian Rees

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The availability of weapons of mass destruction makes today’s terrorism a danger of unprecedented magnitude. Our enemy is motivated by dynamics that are beyond the ability of our diplomatic and economic muscle to control. While we can count on our armed forces to prevail against the opposition on the battlefield, ultimately, military retaliation alone is not likely to create a satisfactory endstate. True sustained victory will require that the US adapt in many ways. All the required changes are true to the values of America, including cutting edge psychological operations, and would herald the onset of fundamental spiritual enlivenment.
 

About Brian Rees

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Brian Rees was born in Sydney, Australia, but educated at the Bede Grammar School, Sunderland. He was a Scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge, and as a History Master at Eton College, he collaborated with the satirist, the late John Wells, on a musical version of Aristophanes' Birds. He has been Headmaster of three public schools: Merchant Taylors', Charterhouse, and Rugby, and is the biographer of Sir Edward German and editor of the papers of Sir Robert Birley. He now lives in the village of Flore in Northamptonshire."
 
Published September 29, 2003 by Xlibris. 149 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy, History, War. Non-fiction
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