Roberts as military strategist

by Walter Olson on June 29, 2012

The wise general does not always march forth and capture a city, even one of great strategic importance, if he knows his forces are unlikely to hold it against the inevitable counterattack. He may be better off taking only the territory he has a good chance of holding on to.

P.S. And see this Sun-Tzu-citing Will Wilkinson analysis.

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