Theory of Victory

  title={Theory of Victory},
  author={J. Boone Bartholomees},
  journal={The US Army War College Quarterly: Parameters},
  • J. B. Bartholomees
  • Published 1 May 2008
  • Economics
  • The US Army War College Quarterly: Parameters
The United States is developing a reputation much like Germany had in the twentieth century of being tactically and operationally superb but strategically inept. Often stated as a tendency to win the war but lose the peace, this problem has a huge theoretical component that the national security community has only recently begun to address. In fact, the concept of victory is the biggest theoretical challenge facing security professionals today. The security profession needs a basic theoretical… 

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