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  • (n) 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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  • War criminals still walk free - Fri, 02 Aug 2013 PST

    “What a dangerous edifice War is, how easily it may fall to pieces and bury us in its ruins,” wrote Carl von Clausewitz, the 19th-century Prussian general and military theorist, in his seminal text “On War,” close to 200 years ago. These lines came from the chapter “Information in War,” a topic that resonates today, from Fort Meade, Md., where Pfc. Bradley Manning has just been convicted of ...
    on August 2, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

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