Clausewitz meets Sun Tzu
Will Sun Tzu defeat the dominant Western war paradigm (without war)?
When basic laws are not understood or ignored no sensible results are accomplished
In this article, I show how the First Law reveals some false assumptions that (still) govern war decisions.
This week – a 4th of July ‘present’ for the United States – North Korea successfully launched an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, further provoking the US. The issue fuels the increasingly intense rivalries between the US, China and Russia.
This figure is a schematic depiction of the geopolitical configuration of the current (global) System (2017). Only the current Great Powers are shown.
Why blow yourself up? As I argue in this article, their is – at least for some – an evident logic to do just that.