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Author U.S. Army War College Conference on Strategy (21st : 2010 : Carlisle Barracks, Pa.)

Title Defining war for the 21st century / Steven Metz, Phillip Cuccia
Published Carlisle, PA : Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 71 pages)
Series Conference report
Conference report (Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute)
Contents Foreword -- About the authors -- Summary -- Introduction -- Meaning of war -- Historical context -- How do we know that we are at war? -- How do we know when a war is over? -- National security strategy and tactical art -- Who participates in war? -- What rules govern war? -- Why does it matter? -- Way ahead -- Endnotes -- Appendix : Biographical sketches
Summary "The Strategic Studies Institute's XXI Annual Strategy Conference, held at Carlisle Barracks from April 6-8, 2010, addressed the topic of the meaning of war. While it did not seek to produce a definitive answer to questions about the nature and definition of war, it did highlight the crucial questions and their implications, including issues such as whether the cause of war is shifting, whether all forms of organized, politically focused violence constitute war, and the distinction between passive and active war"--Page vii
Notes "February 2011."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-47)
Notes Mode of access: internet
System requirements: web browser, PDF reader
PDF version; title from title screen (viewed on Feb. 18, 2011)
Subject Military doctrine -- Congresses
Strategy -- Congresses
War (Philosophy) -- Congresses
War -- Forecasting -- Congresses
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses
Military doctrine.
War (Philosophy)
War -- Forecasting.
War -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Cuccia, Phillip R., 1967-
Metz, Steven, 1956-
Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute
ISBN 1584874724
Other Titles At head of title: 2010 Strategic Studies Institute annual strategy conference report
Defining war for the twenty-first century