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    • Sun_tzu
    • 21.09.10 | 19:21 (IST)

    4000 years ago Sun Tzu pointed out that over-estimating your strength and under-estimating the opposition strength guarantees losing. As the Americans have found out in Iraq and the British (twice), Soviets and Americans have found out in Afghanistan, the locals can kill a whole lot of the invaders. This report is extremely overly optimistic, has a naive faith in technology and ignores the reality that the world is awash in weapons equal to (or better) than anything Israel has or will have. The IDF is no where as invincible as most Israelis think it is and will be deeply traumatized at the huge Israelis losses any war will bring.

    from the article: Next Israel-Hezbollah war will be worse, says U.S. analyst
    First published 01:35 21.09.10 | Last updated 01:35 21.09.10
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