I found this in the memoirs of US Grant. The entire book is worth reading. One of America’s finest leaders explained our provocations against Mexico to lure them into a war. America provoked war with Mexico just as we did with Japan. Though you are hard-pressed to find 1 per 1,000 educated Americans who knows either. America boldly provoked both Mexico and Japan to attack us.
I am very concerned we will make a preemptive nuclear strike on Russia.
It makes no sense whatsoever to do so. In war, if you are trying to make sense of your enemy’s moves, you are not making sense. If you think things must be logical, you are not thinking, and have fled all experience and logic. Nothing has to make sense. In war, people just do stuff. Often without the aforethought or tiniest shred of wisdom.The people now occupying the White House would not make sufficient as clerks under men like Grant.
According to one of America’s finest Generals, Presidents, and Leaders, Ulysses S. Grant: