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Militray Strategy The Politics and Technique of War
This is an introductory guide to the relationship between politics, strategy and war. This is an introductory guide to strategy in the modern world. Military strategy can be understood as the process by which armed force is converted into intended political effects. As such, it constitutes one of the most important activities of the past two centuries. Nevertheless, strate ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published 2011 by Continuum
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In his book "Military Strategy, The Politics and Techniques of War", John Stone explains why translating political effects and goals into military action or armed force, is a hard thing to do. To make his case, the writer examines the Napoleonic and Prussian era of 1800-1945, and the US dominated Western strategy since 1945. Although the book ends at 2009, it is a must read for military strategists, to learn lessons from the past.