When you have shareholders, corrupt CEO's of the Corporatocracy who no longer fund the military industrial complex and members of congress who actually FIGHT the wars they wage, then you might have some semblance of fair play. However, when the poor and ignorant are manipulated and bleed for profit, there will never be any victory.
"War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives."
U.S. Marine Major General Smedley D. Butler