Military Strategy

Military Strategy

Principles, Practices, and Historical Perspectives

Book - 2002
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Univ of Nebraska
John M. Collins has distilled the wisdom of history’s great military minds to tutor readers on the necessary intellectual skills to win not only battles but also wars. He illuminates practices that worked well or poorly in the past, together with reasons why. He discusses national security interests, strategic building blocks, military strategies across the conflict spectrum, methods for developing talent and strategic acumen, and recent case studies that put principles into practice. Collins never tells readers what to think, but in Military Strategy he provides them with the intellectual tools to think for themselves. Written in a clear, straightforward style, this book will appeal to officers, policy-makers, students, and the public.


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A textbook written for use in American military academies. Dealing primarily with the theoretical debates over military strategy, five sections discuss national security interests, objectives, and policies; schools of thought and other fundamentals; assorted military strategies across the conflict spectrum from nonlethal combat to weapons of mass destruction, ways to develop strategic thinkers; and case studies of competing strategies in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Washington, DC : Brassey's, c2002
Edition: 1st ed
Description: xvi, 333 p. : ill., maps
ISBN: 9781574884302
1574884301
Branch Call Number: 355.03 Col

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