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Clausewitz and the Nature of the War on Terror

Antulio J. Echevarria II

in Clausewitz in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9780199232024
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191716133 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232024.003.0012
Clausewitz and the Nature of the War on Terror

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Having explored Clausewitz's concept of the nature of war so far in this book, this chapter applies it to the contemporary war on terror. The wondrous trinity — the core of the Clausewitzian nature of war — provides a useful framework for understanding the nature of the war on terror.

Keywords: wondrous trinity; war on terror; nature of war; purpose; chance; hostility

Chapter.  10807 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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