19 Carl von Clausewitz

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Unformatted text preview: nders to a spirit of analysis” • Tries to define and elucidate the essence (or ideal form) of war by dualities Essence of War Essence of War • War is a political act AND • War is a violent act Clausewitz in a Sentence Clausewitz in a Sentence “War is the continuation of politics WITH [not ‘by’] the addition of other means” War as politics War as politics • It is something states do. • It is intended to achieve a new political end or a ‘better state of the peace.’ • Therefore, policy must dictate strategy War as violence War as violence • Maneuvering does no...
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  • Fall '08
  • Corgan
  • Carl von Clausewitz, Antoine-Henri Jomini, Carl von ClausewitzCarl von Clausewitz, Clausewitzian Concepts

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