by Paul Craig Roberts (The Unz Assessment)
Within the aftermath of a battle, historical past can’t be written. The dropping facet has nobody to talk for it. Historians on the successful facet are constrained by years of battle propaganda that demonized the enemy whereas obscuring the crimes of the righteous victors. Individuals wish to get pleasure from and be ok with their victory, not study that their facet was chargeable for the battle or that the battle might have been averted apart from the hidden agendas of their very own leaders. Historians are additionally constrained by the unavailability of knowledge.