Clausewitz and the "New Wars" Scholars

March 2010
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Spring2010, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p89
Academic Journal
The article discusses the so-called new wars school of thought concerning military art and science. The discussion includes a new wars theory for armed conflict, faulty reasoning that led to a misunderstanding of what war is, the relationship between historical and contemporary conflicts, and the warfare theory of Carl von Clausewitz. Tactics such as guerrilla warfare, terrorism, and civil strife are noted. The opponent's reaction to military superiority is mentioned.


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