Were the Wars Wise? Were They Worth It?
Where is the accounting from those who sent them to fight, bleed and die in what turned
out to be unwinnable wars — or, at the least, wars they were not given the requisite weapons or forces to win? What makes these questions of importance, and not only to historians, is the cry of the hawk may be heard again in the land. We should think long and hard before we launch any more unnecessary, unwise, or unwinnable wars.