Re: Prisoner's Dilemma

Michael M. Butler (butler@comp*
Mon, 30 Jun 1997 22:47:55 -0700

>>the mail truck get through. The Generals thought things were getting a
>>little too comfy so they started to rotate the troops around more often and
>>the cooperation ended.
>>From what I've read, there was a great deal more done than that, including
>senior officers forcing charges at gunpoint.

Correction to my comment: yes, the commanders were pissed off. I can't
substantiate _charges_ at gunpoint, with the information I have at hand,
but I have found mention of forced night-time raids with body-count quotas.
Destabilizing, for sure.


--who doesn't much like war, but agrees with Santayana
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