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    • Military maladaptation: counterinsurgency and the politics of failure 

      Harkness, K.A.; Hunzeker, M. (2015-01-03) - Journal article
      Tactical learning is critical to battlefield success, especially in a counterinsurgency. This article tests the existing model of military adaption against a ‘most-likely’ case: the British Army’s counterinsurgency in the ...
    • A theory of war as conflict without rules 

      Flaherty, Christopher (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-19) - Thesis
      Theoretical understandings of war have been dominated by the thought of Clausewitz for a number of decades. His thought is valid in many respects, but for various reasons it is open to misinterpretation and misunderstanding; ...
    • Winning a race with no finish line : assessing the strategy of interstate competition 

      Skold, Martin (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-26) - Thesis
      This dissertation offers a framework for understanding the strategies of states engaged in competition for regional hegemony. Although international relations literature refers extensively to such competition and obliquely ...