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How a Superpower Can End Up Losing to the Little Guys

| March 23, 2007

A Harvard scholar explores the implications of his recent research on asymmetric conflicts, which shows that strong actors are losing to the weak more and more often over time, and gleans some important lessons about the United States and Iraq. (First of two parts.)

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For Academic Citation: Arreguin-Toft, Ivan.“How a Superpower Can End Up Losing to the Little Guys.” Nieman Watchdog, March 23, 2007.