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Unconventional Wisdom -
April 10, 2008 | WSJ | By ROBERT D. KAPLAN.

Counterinsurgency in Modern Warfare
Edited by Daniel Marston and Carter Malkasian
(Osprey, 304 pages, $27.95)
Robert_Kaplan  book_reviews  unconventional_warfare  lessons_learned  books  Prussian  warfare  Carl_von_Clausewitz  counterinsurgency 
june 2012 by jerryking
A failure in generalship
May 2007 | Armed Forces Journal | By Lt. Col. Paul Yingling.

Prussian military theorist Carl von Clausewitz noted that passion, probability and policy each play their role in war....generals must provide policymakers and the public with a correct estimation of strategic probabilities. The general is responsible for estimating the likelihood of success in applying force to achieve the aims of policy...“Learning to Eat Soup With a Knife,” by John Nagl
leadership  politics  war  warfare  strategy  strategic_thinking  organizational_culture  civilian-military_relations  Prussian  books  Carl_von_Clausewitz  generalship  probabilities  contextual  militaries  policymakers  policymaking 
may 2012 by jerryking
Book Review - Bismarck - By Jonathan Steinberg -
Published: March 31, 2011


A Life

By Jonathan Steinberg

Illustrated. 577 pp. Oxford University Press. $34.95
Henry_Kissinger  Prussian  diplomacy  excerpts  statesmen  Germany  book_reviews  APNSA 
april 2011 by jerryking

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