Carl von Clausewitz

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Name: Carl von Clausewitz
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

EARL TILFORD: Do we have a war strategy for ISIS?

President Obama in his September 10 speech did not deliver a viable war-fighting strategy against ISIS. In fact, the president doesn’t seem to understand that ISIS is at war with the U.S.The 18th century Prussian strategist General Carl von Clausewitz ... [Published Cypress Creek Mirror - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

If America Could Rebuild the U.S. Navy from Scratch...

Here's a thought experiment: would America build the U.S. Navy currently plying the seven seas if it were starting from scratch? Color me skeptical. If not, what kind of navy would it build, and how can we approximate that ideal in light of budgetary ... [Published National Interest - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

The Death of Steven Sotloff

Steven Sotloff (center) in 2011. Credit Photograph by Etienne de Malglaive via GettyIn the final moments before an ISIS executioner beheaded the American journalist Steven Sotloff, the masked man offered up, in an English accent, a message to his viewers: ... [Published New Yorker - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Why the U.S. Army Is Stuck in the 19th Century

Posted Tuesday, September 2nd 2014 @ 10am  by Bill SweetmanListen to NRA News Radio on iHeartRadioA few commentators have already raised the obvious issues: that the USAF already provides essential enablers to the Army and Navy, rather than being obsessed ... [Published KVET - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Andrew Sheng: The coming CLASS war

The 18th century German military strategist Carl von Clausewitz defined war as the continuation of politics by different means, and, like the ancient Chinese strategist Sun Tzu, believed that securing peace meant preparing for violent conflict. As the ... [Published Sify - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

How many wars can the US fight at once David Swanson on the Americas Obsession with War as Foreign Policy

OpEdNews Thursday 28th August, 2014ThisCantBeHappening!) Carl von Clausewitz once called war "the continuation of politics by other means." Turning that on its head, China's brilliant diplomat, the revolutionist Chou En-lai, said "Diplomacy is a continuation ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Carl von Clausewitz was right

Over the 50 days of fighting in Operation Protective Edge, thousands of Israelis expressed their opinions regarding the functioning (or failure to function) of the government.Military management text books define strategy as long-term fundamental objectives ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq’s complex crisis

“No one starts a war – or rather, no one in his senses ought to do so,” wrote the great Prussian theorist Carl von Clausewitz – “without first being clear in his mind what he intends to achieve by that war and how he intends to conduct it.”The terrifying ... [Published Antigua Observer - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Tragedy Continues - Arab Spring Gives Way to Salafist Summer

The barbaric murder of American journalist James Foley sadly continues the orgy of extremist violence in the Middle East that started in June with the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers , continued with tragedy in the Gaza in July, and the ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

How can US go on leading the world?

Eighteenth-century German military strategist Carl von Clausewitz defined war as the continuation of politics by different means, and, like ancient Chinese strategist Sun Tzu, believed that securing peace meant preparing for violent conflict. As the world ... [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dirty politics - is there any other kind?

Nor is the dark anti-hero of Hager's Dirty Politics, Cameron Slater, without precedent when it comes to the New Zealand Right's long history of doing damage to its political enemies.As Listener journalist (and now Bill English's press secretary) Joanne ... [Published Dominion Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Obama Cant Sell Americans on Syria Iraq or Health Care

U.S. News & World Report Wednesday 13th August, 2014The German military theorist Carl von Clausewitz once said that it's easier to stop a war than to start one. Well, President Barack Obama stopped two of them. Part of Obama's presidential legacy will ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 14 2014]

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All is fair in politics for Omisore and Osun PDP [Published Daily Sun - Sep 14 2014]
EARL TILFORD: Do we have a war strategy for ISIS? [Published Cypress Creek Mirror - Sep 13 2014]
9/11 Again, and Our Democracy Is Still Defined ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 12 2014]
Managing evil [Published Aspen Daily News - Sep 10 2014]
Before Obama talks about a strategy to defeat I... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 10 2014]
Lawrence A. Levine: In Afghanistan, assume the ... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 10 2014]
Opinion: Searching for a Strategy to Defeat ISIS [Published USNI - Sep 08 2014]
Clausewitz and Airpower [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 05 2014]
Opinion: Hamas and the Delusion of Victory [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Sep 05 2014]
If America Could Rebuild the U.S. Navy from Scr... [Published National Interest - Sep 03 2014]
The Death of Steven Sotloff [Published New Yorker - Sep 03 2014]
Why the U.S. Army Is Stuck in the 19th Century [Published KVET - Sep 02 2014]
The US Army Is Stuck in the 19th Century [Published Daily Beast - Sep 02 2014]
Staying Strong [Published Israel National News - Sep 01 2014]
Andrew Sheng: The coming CLASS war [Published Sify - Aug 31 2014]
Andrew Sheng: The coming CLASS war [Published Business Standard India - Aug 31 2014]
Redeeming our Merdeka — Thomas Fann [Published Malay Mail - Aug 30 2014]
How many wars can the US fight at once David Sw... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 29 2014]
Carl von Clausewitz was right [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 28 2014]
IRA ceasefire 20 years on: Deal spawned an impe... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Aug 28 2014]
Strategic Blunders and Enduring Interests [Published Family Security Matters - Aug 28 2014]
Iraq’s complex crisis [Published Antigua Observer - Aug 28 2014]
The Tragedy Continues - Arab Spring Gives Way t... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Sultan Sa’ad: A peacemaker at 58 [Published People Daily - Aug 26 2014]
How can US go on leading the world? [Published CHINAdaily - Aug 26 2014]
Western Media Propaganda in Coverage of the Isr... [Published ZNet - Aug 22 2014]
Aleppo Must Not Fall [Published Huffington Post - Aug 21 2014]
Murdered journalist had been a teacher in Valley [Published ABC15.com - Aug 20 2014]
Going ‘for the head’ of the octopus [Published The Times Of Israel - Aug 20 2014]
James Foley remembered as 'brave and tireless' [Published CNN - Aug 20 2014]
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Clausewitz and Airpower [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 05 2014]
Can the contributions of a general who died seventy years before the first powered flight lend us some tools for thinking about airpower? It may be that time has passed the old soldier by, and that Carl von Clausewitz no longer represents an important ...
SKEW-VIX & The Fog of War [Published The Big Picture Blog - Aug 11 2014]
SKEW-VIX & The Fog of War David R. Kotok,August 10, 2014     This commentary will include answers to some questions from readers about the SKEW-VIX ratio and why it is important. Here are two issue notes before we address those questions. First, ...
The mystery of the missing mini-galaxies (Synop... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 17 2014]
“Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead.” -Carl von Clausewitz You’ve ...
D-Day: War Then. War Now [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 06 2014]
The word "War" instantly brings certain images and sentiments to the mind.  For the longest time it was images of apocalyptic trenches, shattered cities, tank battles and dog fights. For decades, the word war was intimately associated with horrific ...
Memorial Day: Why We Must Study War [Published Breitbart Feed - May 25 2014]
As citizens of a free country it is necessary that we acknowledge the sacrifices of the men and women in uniform that died to defend it. Civil society only survives in a world of violence and tyranny if there are rough men ready to do violence on our ...
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