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Clausewitz and Contemporary War
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Antulio J. Echevarria II
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-09-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

An engaging new interpretation of Clausewitz's classic On War and its relevance to contemporary world conflicts.
Clausewitz and Contemporary War
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Antulio Joseph Echevarria
Categories: Military art and science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

This is an engaging interpretation of Clausewitz's classic 'On War' and its relevance to contemporary world conflicts. The specific contributions this study addresses are Clausewitz's theories concerning the nature of war, the relationship between war and politics, and several of the major principles of strategy he examined.
Reconsidering the American Way of War
Language: en
Pages: 219
Authors: Antulio J. Echevarria II
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-28 - Publisher: Georgetown University Press

Challenging several longstanding notions about the American way of war, this book examines US strategic and operational practice from 1775 to 2014. It surveys all major US wars from the War of Independence to the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as most smaller US conflicts to determine what
Military Strategy
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Antulio J. Echevarria
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Since ancient times, poets, historians, and philosophers have contemplated warlords' exploits in battle and praised their ability to lead armies toward victory as the "art of the general." Today, this quality is designated military strategy. Military strategy plays a vital role in everyconflict, because, as the United States' involvement in
War, Clausewitz and the Trinity
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Thomas Waldman
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Today, the ideas of Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) are employed almost ubiquitously in strategic studies, military history and defence literatures, but often in a manner which distorts their true meaning. In this book, Waldman explores Clausewitz’s central theoretical device for understanding war - the ’remarkable trinity’ of politics, chance and