Wrote a paper in World War 1 predicting against the common belief at the time that France would retreat against Germany for 20 days, and only go on the offensive after 40. This happened exactly and offense began on the 41st. Most people predicted France to be on the offensive within 11 days. So dont write off an opinion.
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from the article: Next Israel-Hezbollah war will be worse, says U.S. analyst