Sarah Hoyt outlines her theory of international relations at Classical Values. An excerpt:
But war and the er... community of nations... is not like an office confrontation over who drank the last cup of coffee - a confrontation in which both sides are perfectly safe and will continue eating and breathing and even, probably, having a job, no mater whether they fight or not.Go read the whole thing.
No, a war is more like certain tough urban neighborhoods: there's people who rob for a living. There's people who just like to beat others up. And then there's the crazy person who follows you around peeing himself, calling you names, and who is as likely as not to pull a knife out of his pocket.