The cost of American military intervention is always steep. But it’s even higher when the U.S. has foggy goals or deploys politically correct rules of engagement. How do the US military conflicts of the past provide an example of new conflicts like Syria or NKorea? Victor Davis Hanson – Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution, author of hundreds of articles, book reviews, and newspaper editorials. He has written or edited twenty-three books, including “The Savior Generals: How Five Great Commanders Saved Wars That Were Lost – from Ancient Greece to Iraq”, joined Lars live at the Hoover Institute at Stanford University.