A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO WAR? ANTOINE-HENRI JOMINI (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

I see [Jomini] as one of the final products of the Enlightenment — the ...

THE NATURE AND CHARACTER OF WAR — THUCYDIDES (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

[Thucydides] is one of the very few primary resources we have. If he hadn’t ...

BEYOND THUCYDIDES: HERODOTUS, XENOPHON & UNDERSTANDING WAR (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

What if we spent one day on Herodotus, one day on Thucydides, and one ...

JOHN WARDEN AND THE ENEMY AS A SYSTEM (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

The great benefit of looking at John Warden’s system is that it [employed] effects-based ...

JOHN BOYD AND THE “OODA” LOOP (GREAT STRATEGISTS)

The OODA loop kinda represents how … humans and organizations learn, grow, and survive ...

THREE PIONEERS OF AIRPOWER — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 5)

They saw airplanes … come into reality as weapon systems … and they became ...

MAHAN AND SEA POWER — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 4)

There [are] a lot of preconceived notions about Mahan. . . I got it. ...

KAUTILYA, THE ARTHASHASTRA, AND ANCIENT REALISM — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 3)

[Kautilya] is considered the first great political realist. Most international relations scholars treat [his ...

SUN TZU AND THE ART OF WAR — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 2)

You have Sun Tzu saying, ‘This is kind of the environment in which we ...

ON CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ – GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 1)

This is the biggest idea. . . . There is no cookbook [of] how ...