What Would Caesar Say? Modern Warfare Through Classical Eyes
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"History is written for the most part by the winners, and so probably omits most of their mistakes. Even so, many of the problems which beset modern operations, whether in open battle or low intensity conflict, have endured for the last 2000 years. The tools of the trade have evolved (in particular communications) but many of the fundamental strategies, and even the locations, remain the much the same. There are 2000 years of others' mistakes to learn from before we commit our own."
This article was published in Culture and Conflict Review (Spring 2010), v.4 no.1