Beyond the Buzzword: The Three Meanings of “Grand Strategy”

@article{Silove2017BeyondTB,
  title={Beyond the Buzzword: The Three Meanings of “Grand Strategy”},
  author={Nina Silove},
  journal={Security Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={27},
  pages={27 - 57}
}
  • Nina Silove
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Security Studies
ABSTRACT The questions of how to define grand strategy and whether it “exists” continue to vex the study of grand strategy, despite the ever-increasing popularity of the term. Scholars broadly agree that grand strategy refers to something that has the characteristics of being long-term in scope, related to the state's highest priorities, and concerned with all spheres of statecraft (military, diplomatic, and economic). The precise entity or phenomenon that manifests these characteristics is… Expand
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