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From the First Gulf War to the Islamic State: How America was Seduced by the “Easy War”

Posted February 3rd, 2016 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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[T]he First Gulf War entrenched the notion that technology would provide near-omniscience on the battlefield, paving the road to an uncomplicated victory. Almost overnight, in the minds of strategists and policymakers, wars had become brief, casual affairs.

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