Is anyone truly victorius in a war. support your statement

April 11, 2016, 7:24 am

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fadi, ProudAmerican888, Pugsly, TZW, blanco, ReadyToBegin, PsychDave and 2 visitors agree.
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It depends on the war. If it is a war of expansion, the aggressor wins if they take the land, the defender wins if they hold it. If it is a war for resources, the one left holding it wins. If it is an ideological war, it is almost impossible to win. If it is a civil war, the government may change but no one really wins. If it is a war by proxy, the powers behind it might win but the combatants both lose.

3 years, 7 months ago
PsychDave
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The propaganda at the time was about stopping the Nazi threat, not about genocide.

3 years, 7 months ago

People did go to war over genocide.

3 years, 7 months ago

Have you ever gone to war?

3 years, 7 months ago

no one went to war to stop genocide. that isn't what the war was about. in retrospect we say that's what it was about because we know more than they did at the time. they were fighting over imperialism.

3 years, 7 months ago

How is stopping genocide a bad example?

3 years, 7 months ago

the world wars are bad examples. none of the original belligerents really won. they were all crippled and bombed out. America was the real winner since their economy was booming.

3 years, 7 months ago

Yes, sometimes you must go to war to settle differences. I.e WWII or the Revolutionary War (Speaking in more modern times)

3 years, 7 months ago

look at the wars Rome fought. they established a massive empire and spread their language and culture across Europe. they clearly won alot. so yes, it certainly is possible to be victorious in war.

3 years, 7 months ago

keeping in mind deaths of innocent people and warriors. destruction of cities and towns. this victory may be called as phyrric victory which is not truely victorious.

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