This article considers whether Clausewitz’s account of the nature of war is universal to all wars, in order then to assess how far his concept of victory is universal. While aspects of Clausewitz’s concept of war are still universal, others are not. Accordingly, his theory of victory is not universal to all wars, and especially not to wars fought against transnational terrorist networks.
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Emile Simpson, "Clausewitz's Theory of War and Victory in Contemporary Conflict," Parameters 47, no. 4 (2017): 7-18, doi:10.55540/0031-1723.3100.
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