Strategy: The Logic of War and Peace Edward N. Luttwak
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Dec 17, 2013 - This occurred mostly in the early Renaissance era in a evolution which, some would argue, culminated in the Peace of Westphalia of 1648, concluding the major European Wars of Religion. War not peace If the Americans could enable the Afghan Taliban to open an office in Doha, he argues, why can't we follow the same strategy against the TTP at home? That war will be fought at the strategic level, not to conquer one another's territory or to destroy each other's populations, but to alter the values and rules of the international system. The Taliban's strategy is clear. This turnaround in relations culminated in 2008, when the two countries signed a civil .. Feb 25, 2014 - The international debate over what is happening in Ukraine is a partisan one. Some criticize Russia for nefariously seeking to keep Ukraine in its orbit. Jul 11, 2013 - President Raúl Castro expanded the scope for cuentapropistas to operate under a new economic strategy set out at the last Communist Party congress in 2011. This is an outrageous, indeed dangerous, suggestion. He understands just as well as anyone the remorseless logic and empirical success of the median voter model. Dec 21, 2012 - "There are multitudes with an interest in peace, but they have no lobby to match those of the 'special interests' that may on occasion have an interest in war." (Olson, The Logic of Collective Action) . But politics in both countries, especially Pakistan, were not conducive to normalizing relations, much less reaching a final peaceful settlement. Bush's administration avoided: The two-state solution in that administration was predicated on the Palestinians building a peaceful and democratic state, one characterized by combatting terrorism and the rule of law. Sep 18, 2013 - Patrick Gower also advocates Cunliffe taking an aggressive approach in the early days of his leadership but says it should be a sophisticated and measured strategy: 'It will have to be 'Cunliffe's Butchery' but with a surgeon's scalpel rather than a meat cleaver' – see: Carpe Diem – Cunliffe must go hard. May 6, 2014 - This is the logic that George W. Najam Sethi TFT Issue: 04 Oct 2013. Sep 11, 2013 - Despite Kerry's promise of an “unbelievably small, limited kind of effort”, it would probably take more than a few cruise missiles to secure a chemical weapons stockpile in the midst of a civil war. Mar 7, 2010 - Two successive Indian governments have pursued a strategic partnership with the United States that would have been unthinkable in the era of the Cold War and nonalignment. Like us, they simply cannot I find the author of this piece to be highly credible since his material is well-supported and logical. May 23, 2010 - Im less for Luttwaks specifics and more for his overall approach to thinking about strategy, all strategists can have a bad day but his book Strategy: The Logic of War and Peace convinced me in regards to strategy in general. Can anyone tell me when the USA has chosen peace over war in the last 50 years?