Lawrence Freedman


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in Tynemouth, The United Kingdom
December 07, 1948

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Sir Lawrence David Freedman, KCMG, CBE, PC, FBA is Emeritus Professor of War Studies at King's College London.

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Strategy: A History

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The Future of War: A History

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The Evolution of Nuclear St...

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A Choice of Enemies: Americ...

3.91 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2008 — 15 editions
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Kennedy's Wars: Berlin, Cub...

3.69 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 2000 — 6 editions
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War

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Deterrence

3.50 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Gulf Conflict 1990-1991: Di...

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Ukraine and the Art of Stra...

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The Cold War

3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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“Having a strategy suggests an ability to look up from the short term and the trivial to view the long term and the essential, to address causes rather than symptoms, to see woods rather than trees.”
Lawrence Freedman, Strategy: A History

“Everyone has a plan ’till they get punched in the mouth. —Mike Tyson”
Lawrence Freedman, Strategy: A History

“Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are… The common people are always impressed by appearances and results.”
Lawrence Freedman, Strategy: A History

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