and the balance of power mechanism, as well as the forces of friction and inertia. Most importantly, they must understand that military force is an inappropriate tool for the solution of most political difficulties. By limiting his own unit to supporting actions, the American commander emphasized the role of Saudi forcesand helped them win a dramatic victory over superior numbers of Iraqi troops. Many participants in the coalitions we assemble are only temporary comrades in arms, with long-term goals that may diverge widely from ours.
Again, the League was not able to formulate any effective sanctions against Japan other than an October 4 statement that gave China "spiritual support." The United States was not a the Importance of The Novel 1984 member of the League and Great Britain and France were reluctant to challenge Japan. It considers the various factors that make it difficult to maintain a clear focus on strategic issues and discusses the process of strategic analysis using the concepts in Chapters 3 and. It is not designed to provide easy answers. Such small-scale actions usually have relatively much more modest effects during a large-scale war. Saddam Hussein is an exception that proves the rule. The only alternative is for military strategy to perform the functions of policy and military leaders to usurp political power, for which they are totally unsuited. Although the Bosnian crisis would continue, the air campaign had achieved its immediate aim. Greatest Balance of Goods Over Harms.