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Resurrecting the "Icon" The Enduring Relevance of Clausewitz's On War

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  title={Resurrecting the "Icon" The Enduring Relevance of Clausewitz's On War},
  author={Nikolas Gardner},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract : For students of strategy, Carl von Clausewitz has long been a polarizing figure. Notwithstanding their rather different interpretations of "On War," soldiers, statesmen, and scholars such as Moltke the Elder, General Colin Powell, and Sir Michael Howard have praised its insights and elevated it to the forefront of the strategic canon. Their enthusiasm has been matched by the hostility of writers like Sir Basil H. Liddell Hart, Sir John Keegan, and Martin van Creveld, who have… 
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