to be honest, I thought about sending this in Chapter by Chapter, like I did the Mask of Command paper, but this one has a more overlapping flow, and was written from beginning to end as MoC paper was actually written in different stages. So, here's the mother load, My Final Paper for my Bachelors in Military History. All 24 pages of it. Enjoy!
The Flashing Sword of Vengeance:
Unleashing the World's Most Powerful Defense
--a study of America's pursuit of Clausewitzian Strategy following 9-11
The object of war is (a) to impose our will on the enemy, to do which (b) we use the means of maximum available force, with (c) the aim of rendering him powerless.
Table of Contents:
Introduction - America Attackedpage 3
Projection - America Re-establishes itselfpage 4
The Operational Art of War - Defined and appliedpage 5
Continuation of Politics - defining roles of the civil-military relationshipspage 6
America's Clausewitz-tzu-clausewitz themespage 7
Power of Resistance - 9-11 becomes the American resolvepage 10
Schwerpunkt - the transition to the counterattack the enemy
Sun Tzu - and the art of "non"warpage 13
Why Tzu? -the courses of action that allowed America's pursuit of Sun Tzupage 14
Victory Essentials and OODA loops - point takenpage 16
Enter von Clausewitz -shelving of the Art of Warpage 17
4GW, conventional war, and the new pathpage 18
Power of Resistance - 9-11 becomes the American resolvepage 19
Pax Americana - license to kill (sort of) - The Conclusionpage 21
Works Citedpage 22
End Notespage 23
-- The Flashing Sword of Vengeance --
"You called down the Thunder, well now you got it"
Introduction - America Attacked
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