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Prussian general and military theorist who proposed a doctrine of total war and war as an extension of diplomacy (1780-1831)

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Frequently enough, Clausewitz observed the same kind of scene, well-known as an historical type from Callot's engravings of the Thirty Years War or Goya's luminous images of brutality in Spain, and to later audiences perhaps from Tolstoy's novel or Picasso's Guernica, though not from nightly television, which prizes reality but not always very much.
Throughout On War, Clausewitz argued firmly for a dialectical view (pose, counterpose) of both the combined political-military and strategic-tactical tensions facing high-level political and military leaders--an approach useful for today's East Asian dilemmas.
Eikmeier argues that this mistranslation fosters a crucial misunderstanding as Clausewitz never actually uses the term center of gravity in German--gravitationspunkt.
We know that Clausewitz died early, before he had the opportunity to put his notes and manuscripts together.
Note how Clausewitz labels a move towards total war as one that approached its "abstract concept," acknowledging the rarity of this form of conflict.
Rather, a relationship such as that of Marie and Carl von Clausewitz is an enterprise lived in collaboration with others of our kind--or in Marie's case, not her kind--especially those we love and who love us.
To many people, Clausewitz is reducible to his famous statement in chapter one that "[w]ar is merely the continuation of policy by other means" ("Der Krieg ist eine blosse Fortsetzung der Politik mit anderen Mitteln").
Improving the ability of officers to make sound judgments was important for Clausewitz, who wrote at a time in which he and other Prussian officers feared a new war would erupt between the battle-hardened French military of the 1820s and the relatively inexperienced Prussian military.
Afirma Michel Foucault, jugando con la expresion de Clausewitz que "la politica es la continuacion de la guerra por otros medios", a pesar de que el origen mismo de la palabra politica implica organizacion social.
Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) was a Prussian general and military theorist, perhaps best known for his timeless aphorism "War is the continuation of politics by other means".
In his 1832 work On War, Carl von Clausewitz scribes a decidedly different angle on the art of war.
Clausewitz Goes Global: Carl von Clausewitz in the 21st Century
Handel, kitapta basat klasik savas teorisyenleri olan Sun Tzu ve Clausewitz uzerinde ayrintili bir inceleme yaparken, Jomini, Mao Tse-Tsung ve Machiavelli'nin savas temali yapitlarindaki goruslerine de yer vermistir.
There are generally two predominant traditions for principles of war--the western view of Clausewitz and the eastern view of Sun Tzu.
Their discussion draws on a wide range of military and intelligence theorists, from Carl Von Clausewitz and Sun Tzu to General David Petraeus.