Is Talking the Shortest Path to War?

In AEI's The American, AHS speaker Michael Rubin discusses why diplomacy misapplied can be the shortest path to war:

"Diplomats may see negotiation as a means to resolve conflict, but rogues do not share that view. After decades of watching how Washington operates, ayatollahs, commissars, and fedayeen all understand that once diplomats begin engaging, they seldom stop. When diplomats become invested in high-profile engagement, they refuse to admit failure. Too often, a rogue’s pledge to act substitutes for results."