By David Davidian,
Soldiers win battles; diplomats win wars. Genocide can be committed, but often responsibility is avoided by diplomatic prowess. The key in each instance is diplomatic skill. Twenty-five hundred years ago, Sun Tzu stated in his Art of War, “Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.” The Second Karabakh War was not just a military catastrophe for Armenia, it was also a diplomatic defeat of unprecedented proportions.