Middle East Notes and Comment: Games Kids Play
July 8, 2010
As the United States celebrates its 234th birthday, we should consider an important question: What if the United States were acting like a two-year-old?
A two-year-old’s principal characteristic is that they not only assume that the world revolves around them, but also that everyone’s actions are a response to their own actions and desires. During a recent war game in the Washington suburbs in which I participated, the two-year-old hypothesis reared its head.