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Description - The Future of Strategy by Colin S. Gray

Strategy is not a modern invention. It is an essential and
enduring feature of human history that is here to stay. In
this original essay, Colin S. Gray, world-renowned scholar of
strategic thought, discusses the meaning of strategy and its
importance for politicians and the military as a means of achieving
desired outcomes in complex, uncertain conditions.
Drawing on a wide range of examples from the Great Peloponnesian
War to the Second World War, Vietnam, and the ongoing conflicts in
Iraq and Afghanistan, Gray ably shows how great military thinkers
of the past and present have acted strategically in their various
ideological, political, geographical and cultural contexts. Looking
to the future, he argues that strategy will continue to provide a
vital tool-kit for survival and security, but that the global
threat posed by nuclear weapons remains an on-going challenge
without obvious practical solutions. As Gray boldy asserts,
there is no promised land ahead, only hard and dangerous times that
will require us to master the theory and practice of strategy to
secure our own future.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780745687940
ISBN-10: 0745687946
Format: Paperback / softback
(219mm x 140mm x 11mm)
Pages: 188
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Colin S. Gray

Colin S. Gray is Professor Emeritus of Strategic Studies at the University of Reading. He has served as a Defence Advisor to both UK and US governments and is the author of 28 books on military history and strategic studies, as well as numerous academic articles.

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