Know Thy Enemy

In the American Interest, AHS speaker Jakub Grygiel discusses why the modern Western penchant for trusting in the equal rationality of all is strategic folly:

"The modern Western penchant for trusting in the equal rationality of all suggests otherwise. According to this conceit, there is no reason to plumb the nature of an enemy’s thinking because it is no different in essence from one’s own. But this is wrong."