The Rise of China vs. the Logic of Strategy by Edward N. Luttwak

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As the rest of the world worries about what a future might look like under Chinese supremacy, Luttwak worries about China’s own future prospects. Applying the logic of strategy for which he is well known, he argues that the world’s second largest economy may be headed for a fall unless China’s leaders check their military ambitions.
 

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Edward N. Luttwak is a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
 
Published November 15, 2012 by Harvard University Press. 321 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, War, Professional & Technical, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Using frequent bullet points and repetitive language, he builds an intriguing if tendentious case that “the logic of strategy cannot be linear: a rising military threat normally stiffens resistance against it.” Eschewing 99% of the classical literature in international relations—even game t...

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Over the past few decades, Edward Luttwak has gained a reputation as the bad boy of strategic theory and historical scholarship. This time, he has outdone himself. He has debunked Sun Tsu, the Clausewitz of the East and much beloved by teachers of military theory for decades. It is about time -- ...

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