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Understanding US Strategic Culture

Be it the massively available literature on US strategic culture or the information related to historical events on this subject, if we analyze either of them carefully we shall understand that the crux of American strategic thinking is to overwhelm the enemy with superior conventional force. 1,839 more words

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Reviewing a chapter - India: Strategic Culture & National Security Policy from Shrikant Paranjpe 's book

Reviewing a chapter – India: Strategic Culture & National Security Policy from Shrikant Paranjpe ‘s book

When it comes to India’s Strategic Culture and National Security Policy there are some assumptions that needed to be taken in account. 1,924 more words

India

Reflecting on Jhonston's " Thinking about Strategic Culture "

Firstly this paper is indeed a great attempt to categorize the different paradigms of thinking in to strategic culture and to an extent it was successful to classify the available literature in three generations, and the author has also tried to move beyond and propose a new analytical method and also has suggested a methodology to be used for the proposed technique. 1,215 more words

Politics

Reflections “On War”

As a part of prescribed reading on strategic thought I did finish reading Clausewitz’s classic On War. Firstly it is not as easy as I have thought it will be going by size of the book, it was roughly 140 page transliteration by Charles Keller and David Widger. 1,006 more words

Politics

Of Dominoes and Quantums

The Geography of Warfare, published in 1983, is a collection of strategic and political musings by Patrick O’Sullivan (Professor of Geography at Florida State University) and Jesse W. 959 more words

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