This is in fact the choice of play that I PREFER. I'm sure that you have a certain way of playing the game that YOU PREFER TOO. Notice how I'm NOT criticizing YOUR SPECIFIC CHOICE OF PLAY BECAUSE THAT WOULD BE SOMEWHAT RUDE. Otherwise, I think you missed my point. I'm quite aware that the AI sucks at war. That's why you go to war with them early, often, and fast. Hence, warrior first.