However, just because a threat can be defeated does not mean it is necessarily wise to do so.
Sébastien Roblin holds a master’s degree in conflict resolution from Georgetown University and served as a university instructor for the Peace Corps in China. He has also worked in education, editing, and refugee resettlement in France and the United States.
He currently writes on security and military history for War Is Boring. This article first appeared earlier in 2019.