"The situation in North Korea should give us great pause. It should make us pause and think about the role of Miscalculation in the Use of Brute Force in history. It is very clear that most wars are caused by a series of what seem to be trivial miscalculations that bring about horrible results.
The brilliant historian, Max Hastings, sent me an e-mail recently telling me he was working hard on a book about World War I. Given his capacity for insight, for accuracy and capacity for meticulous research, I believe he will produce another masterpiece." Richard SaleDownload Miscalculation