"In military theory, strategy is "the utilization during both peace and war, of all of the nation's forces, through large scale, long-range planning and development, to ensure security and victory" (Random House Dictionary).
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... The sections of the Three Strategies which directly discuss military strategy and tactics emphasize quality generalship, swiftness, authority, the integration and balance of ... arguing that speed must be emphasized in military engagements, and that long, indecisive wars of attrition must be avoided ... that the soft and weak can overcome the hard and strong, and extends this belief to military strategy and tactics ...
Military theory is the analysis of normative behavior and trends in military affairs and military history, beyond simply describing events in war and military theories, especially since the influence of Clausewitz in the nineteenth century attempt to encapsulate the complex cultural, political and economic relationships between societies and the conflicts they create.
Theories and conceptions of warfare have varied in different places throughout human history. The Chinese Sun Tzu is recognized to be one of the earliest military theorists. His now iconic The Art of War laid the foundations for operational planning, tactics, strategy and logistics.
... Under the cult of offensive, military leaders believe that the first one to strike will score victory over the enemy forces ...
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