Scholars have been using the wrong card games to analyze Carl von Clausewitz’s analogies in On War, which has led to errors in understanding his ideas. This article identifies the games Clausewitz discusses, allowing for a more accurate interpretation of his original meaning for the study of war. Since Clausewitz’s ideas underpin strategy development within service education systems, it is critical his ideas are fully understood in context.
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Nicholas A. Murray, "Geniuses Dare to Ride Their Luck: Clausewitz’s Card Game Analogies," Parameters 53, no. 2 (2023), doi:10.55540/0031-1723.3224.