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Limited strategic war

Limited strategic war

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Published by Pall Mall Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Klaus Knorr and Thornton Read.
SeriesPrinceton studies in world politics
ContributionsKnorr, Klaus., Read, Thornton.
The Physical Object
Pagination258p.,22cm
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18391838M

  Prussian general, Carl Von Clausewitz wrote Vom Krieg (On War) which was published after his death in the mids. Although unfinished, the book is considered "one of the most important treatises on political-military analysis and strategy ever written, and remains both controversial and an influence on strategic thinking.". Since , the United States’ experience of war has been a frustrating one, full of stalemates, setbacks, and only occasional victories. In this lively and opinionated book, Stoker pins a major part of the blame on muddled thinking about “limited war.”.

There are a myriad of books that you can read about warfare, battles and strategy. But in the end you will get lost. You need to get down the basics of how an army on the move operates and thinks. First you should read the "FM 3–0, Operations" fro. constraints placed on war-making during the Cold War by the ever-present fear that localized con-flicts might escalate to war between the superpowers, likely leading to an 'all-out' nuclear exchange incinerating the planet. In that context, the term was first introduced into the broader American strategic discussion during the Korean Size: 1MB.

  This book examines the strategies pursued by the Colonies and the other combatants in the American War for Independence, placing the conflict in its proper global context. Many do not realize the extent to which the colonial rebellion against British rule escalated into a global : Donald Stoker, Kenneth J. Hagan, Michael T. McMaster.   Limited war is a topic covered heavily in military discussions since World War II. It is often touted as the diametric opposite of total war, where a nation or society dedicates all of their resources to defeat an enemy. However, the world has changed, and so has limited war. In th Annals, Book 1. [3] Morillo, War in World History, [4.


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In this provocative challenge to US policy and strategy, Donald Stoker argues that America endures endless wars because its leaders no longer know how to think about war, particularly limited wars. He reveals how ideas on limited war and war in general evolved against the backdrop of American conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq/5(8).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Limited strategic war book Limited strategic war by Klaus Eugen Knorr,Published for the Center of International Studies, Princeton University, by Praeger edition, in EnglishPages: Limited strategic war.

New York, Published for the Center of International Studies, Princeton University, by Praeger [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Knorr; Thornton Read; Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Excellent book for the "War" geek. The book gives lots of examples of strategies in battle that used Liddel Hart's "indirect" strategy as the basis for overwhelming victories.

He starts in the 5th century BC and moves right up to the Second World War and includes additions and appendices covering one Israeli Arab war and guerilla warfare/5. Discover the best Military Strategy History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

A quote from the beginning of the book: “There is an essential unity to all strategic experience in all periods of history because nothing vital to the nature of war and strategy changes.” Do you agree with that.

It depends what he meant, because he and I have debated the nature of war. It seeks lesser objectives, such as territory or a shift in political behavior. It is true that limited war still involves enemies and enmity, and certainly it also has become much less genteel since the age of 18 th century maneuver.

Furthermore, limited war should not be mistaken as an alternative form of warfare. As Virgil put it, “the sword decides all.” We must learn how: the strategy, the motivation, defenses. We must understand and respect the darkness and the consequences: pain, death, evil, greed. This is a post about the canon of books about war.

Each book is about a different civilization, a different set of tactics, a different cause. History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides This book – of a long forgotten war – really functions as a biography and strategic analysis of some of the greatest minds in the history of war.

We have Pericles, Brasidas, Alcibiades and many others. The anecdotes and the stories in this book are timeless. Knorr, Klaus; Read, Thornton (eds) "Limited Strategic War" Frederick A Praeger NY () Well, this is a chilling book.

It contains 8 essays, including one by Schelling (The Strategy of Conflict, () also a must-read book). Stoker bases much of his book on the belief that our current strategy issues on approaching war stem from a lack of a coherent definition of limited war.

Contemporary theorists generally agree that limited war requires limiting political objectives and a limiting of means to achieve those objectives.

Korea became the archetype “limited war” in books such as the well-known work by journalist David Rees. This is despite the fact that the Truman administration changed the political objective to an unlimited one on September 9,  (and back to a.

Unrestricted Warfare (Chinese:超限战 or 超限戰, literally "warfare beyond bounds") is a book on military strategy written in by two colonels in the People's Liberation Army, Qiao Liang (乔良) and Wang Xiangsui (王湘穗). Limited war, he argues, is a largely meaningless term that’s used in order to gloss over changing political aims that are never accounted for; the vagueness of the definition and goals allows.

Buy the best translation—recommended for serious readers. The Book of War (The Modern Library, February ). ISBN: Clausewitz's On War and Sun Tzu's Art of War in one translation of Clausewitz's On War is the version done by German literary scholar O.J.

Matthijs Jolles at the University of Chicago during World War II—not today's standard translation, but. STRATEGIC THEORY FOR THE 21st CENTURY: THE LITTLE BOOK ON BIG STRATEGY Harry R. Yarger February This publication is a work of the United States Government as defined in Ti United States Code, section As such, it is in the public domain, and under the provisions of Ti United States Code, Sectionit may not be Cited by: Vom Kriege (German pronunciation: [fɔm ˈkʁiːɡə]) is a book on war and military strategy by Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz (–), written mostly after the Napoleonic wars, between andand published posthumously by his wife Marie von Brühl in It has been translated into English several times as On War.

On War is an unfinished work. Robert Osgood's book Limited War argued that politics is primary. What is special about limited war is that resources and goals are constrained by policy, not capabilities. The book Success and Failure in Limited War: Information and Strategy in the Korean, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, and Iraq Wars, Spencer D.

Bakich is published by University of Chicago Press. The 19th Century: Theory and Technological Change. Napoleonic strategy and tactics were closely studied by the first great theorists of war, the Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz (–) and the French general Antoine Jomini (–).

Clausewitz's On War (–34; Eng. trans., ) emphasized the close relationship between war. Other articles where Limited warfare is discussed: total war: complete victory, as distinguished from limited war. Throughout history, limitations on the scope of warfare have been more economic and social than political.

Simple territorial aggrandizement has not, for the most part, brought about total commitments to war. The most deadly conflicts have been fought on ideological grounds in.

Winston Churchill covering the Boer war as a war correspondent, c, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Photograph: BL Singley/CORBIS This was the best book .When President Eisenhower assumed the presidency from Truman inhe quickly recognized the logical solution to the strategic conundrum was shifting U.S.

war-fighting from limited to total war means, and he thereby ended the Korean War by communicating to the communists his intention of escalating with nuclear weapons if the communists.