My answer to How long can we live without war?
Answer by Ken Larson:
We will soon come to the conclusion that military victory is dead in the modern era. We will then move on to other resolutions and live without war indefinitely.
The only issue that remains in this logic is how many bodies the world powers decide to donate before moving on to life in lieu of death.
“MODERN WAR INSTITUTE AT WEST POINT”
“Victory’s been defeated; it’s time we recognized that and moved on to what we actually can accomplish.
We’ve reached the end of victory’s road, and at this juncture it’s time to embrace other terms, a less-loaded lexicon, like “strategic advantage,” “relative gain,” and “sustainable marginalization.”