Connect with us


Zakaria: The West’s Ukraine Strategy Is in Danger of Failing



(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Share with friends

There’s a famous saying that no military plan survives its first contact with the enemy.

The greatest theorist on war, Carl von Clausewitz, often explained that strategy must be dynamic, constantly changing and rejuvenating itself. In his famous treatise “On War,” he wrote that some generals “consider only unilateral action, whereas war consists of a continuous interaction of opposites.”

The West, says Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria, needs to take these lessons to heart in its struggle with Russia and adjust its strategy — which is in danger of failing.

Read more at The Washington Post

Continue Reading
Advertisement GVwire