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The Art of War. Lesson 1. Objectives. Understand Historical context Basic theories Approach to warfare Influence. The Art of War. Sun Tzu’s context Warring States’ Era Key ideas? Principles Checklist Template. War. A conflict of several conditions Moral influence Weather

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objectives
Objectives
  • Understand
    • Historical context
    • Basic theories
    • Approach to warfare
    • Influence
the art of war1
The Art of War
  • Sun Tzu’s context
    • Warring States’ Era
  • Key ideas?
    • Principles
    • Checklist
    • Template
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War
  • A conflict of several conditions
    • Moral influence
    • Weather
    • Terrain
    • Command
    • Doctrine
issues for consideration
Key ideas

Relationship between

War and politics

Political and military objectives

Bloodless battles

Sun Tzu today

Issues for Consideration
key ideas
Deception

The indirect approach

Flowing water

Adaptability

Flexibility

Coordinated maneuver

Ultimate goal?

When to fight?

War and politics?

What to attack?

Key ideas
what to attack
What to attack?
  • The goals of strategy
    • The enemy’s strategy
    • His alliances
    • His army
    • His cities
key ideas1
Key ideas
  • How was war to be waged?
  • Primary target?
    • Center of gravity
  • What is needed for victory?
key ideas2
Key ideas
  • Essentials for victory
    • Politics
    • Weather
    • Terrain
    • Commander
    • Doctrine
questions
Questions?
  • Can a democracy conduct ST’s style of war?
    • Patience?
    • Pre-hostilities?
    • After 9/11/01?
questions1
Questions?
  • Can open societies execute clever stratagems? With
    • Complex military organizations?
    • A free media?
    • Conflicting political institutions?
questions2
Questions?
  • What happens when a nation confronts ST’s style of war?
questions3
Questions?
  • Is MCDP-1 influenced by ST?
questions4
Questions?
  • How does Sun Tzu’s concept of warfare compare to western warfare?
summary
Summary
  • A broad perspective
  • Context
  • Key ideas
  • Centers of gravity
points to remember lesson 1
Sun Tzu’s context

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Harmony with USMC philosophy

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Acme of skill

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Main object of war

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Good generalship

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Use of intelligence

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Points to remember: Lesson 1