Rethinking The Principles Of War

Rethinking The Principles Of War This work features the fresh thinking of twenty eight leading authors from a variety of military and national security disciplines Following an introduction by Lt Gen James Dubik Commander I Corps U

  • Title: Rethinking The Principles Of War
  • Author: Anthony D. McIvor
  • ISBN: 9781591144816
  • Page: 107
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This work features the fresh thinking of twenty eight leading authors from a variety of military and national security disciplines Following an introduction by Lt Gen James Dubik, Commander I Corps, U.S Army, the anthology first considers the general question of whether there is a distinctly American way of war Dr Colin Gray s opening essay The American Way of War This work features the fresh thinking of twenty eight leading authors from a variety of military and national security disciplines Following an introduction by Lt Gen James Dubik, Commander I Corps, U.S Army, the anthology first considers the general question of whether there is a distinctly American way of war Dr Colin Gray s opening essay The American Way of War Critique and Implications provides a state of the question perspective Sections on operational art, with writers addressing the issues in both conventional and small wars stability and reconstruction and intelligence complete the volume Among the well known contributors are Robert Scales, Mary Kaldor, Ralph Peters, Jon Sumida, Grant Hammond, Milan Vego, and T.X Hammes The anthology is part of a larger Rethinking the Principles project, sponsored by the Office of Force Transformation and the U.S Navy to examine approaches to the future of warfare Footnotes, index, and a bibliographic essay make the work a useful tool for students of war and general readers alike.

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    1. Bottom Line: Rethinking the Principles of War is not a collection of essays targeted at the introductory level military thinker. For any citizen who is making a serious effort to understand wars against ideology, non-state actors, in the so-called three block battle this book has to be part of your reading. More than just recommending this book I bought two additional copies and gave them as gifts. One to a reserve army intelligence officer and the other to a local police Captain. Because these [...]

    2. This was not a book per se but a compendium of papers on various subjects regarding warfare, evolutions in warfare, intelligence and many other various topics related to military strategy and operations. I did not enjoy this one as much as others due to the various authors that sometimes had diverging opinions and the relative hap hazardous way of some of the papers. Yet, many of the topics were refreshing even though they were dated. The main aspects of the papers were regarding the need to mov [...]

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