Americans need to learn what losing and defeat are — Market Mad House

One interesting explanation for the Afghanistan debacle is that Americans do not understand what losing and defeat are.

To explain, Americans cannot tell the difference between defeat and a decision to quit a war, because it has over 150 years since Americans lost a war. The last time Americans lost a war was in 1865, when Robert E. Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, and Kirby Smith surrendered the Confederate Armies.

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