The political abrasions that persist in the international power system require a rational employment of today's weaponry. It is therefore essential that antagonists carefully balance the objectives they seek against potential costs and risks.
Barber, James A. Jr.
"War: Limitations and National Priorities,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 24
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol24/iss1/3