Trump's 'Wars' Bed-In; 'Go Long'
Real wars are like that. Easy to start, always promising quick, assured victory – and invariably they disappoint. The initial, confident blueprint barely lasts twenty-four hours - before war’s own, inherent dynamic – the arrival of the unexpected, the unforeseen – shocks initial smugness. And the adrenalin rush from finally having triggered the long-contemplated, action-plan becomes quickly smothered by the realisation that this newly minted war will have to be fought in muddy trenches.