A Warning Regarding The Limits Of Technology In Warfare

Throughout Arnold Toynbee’s twelve volume reading ‘A Study of History’; he provides the reader with dozens of examples whereby a growing civilization possessed technical superiority both culturally and materially yet failed in its encounter with a less specialized intractable enemy.

What are we to learn?

Technical superiority divorced from sound strategic vision is useless.

Is anyone at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue listening?

About William Holland

Systematic Theologian/International Relations
This entry was posted in Arnold Toynbee, International Relations, Islam, Israel, Near East, Perils Of Specialization, Politics, Terrorism and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s