War isn't good for anything, except ending: slavery, fascism, Nazism, tyrany, ...
An armed man is a citizen, an unarmed man is a subject.
Chrysophase2003 - August 28, 2012, 5:55 pm,
The problem is that killing an enemy nation's soldiers does not beat it. Killing its will to fight and oppose you does. This requires an overwhelming application of force which modern leaders are loathe to employ.