The Art of Seaborne Humiliation

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Author(s) Victor Davis Hanson
Source National Review
Date June 4, 2010
Quotes-start.png "Many other such incidents could be cited — think of the 1968 capture of the Pueblo by North Korea or the 1975 taking of the Mayaguez by the Khmer Rouge. While the details differ, the general playbook remains the same: Some sort of incident is staged at sea, where witnesses and boundaries are often nonexistent, in order to provoke a response that will work to the provoker’s benefit." Quotes-end.png

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