Foundations of Modern Tactics
Hours: 4    Start Time: 08:00    End Time: 12:00    
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Modern tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) have their roots in the principles of conflict founded by the great military strategists through millennia. This seminar traces modern tactical decision-making to its roots in the great strategists. At the end of the seminar, participants will be able to better understand why modern day tactics work, but how the context in which they were derived. This will prepare tacticians to better apply their TTP's to given emergencies.

Course Objectives:

  • Why strategy matters
  • Thucydides and the Peloponnesian war
  • Sun Tzu's Art of War (So we think)
  • Machiavelli's Art of War
  • Napoleonic Revolution in Conflict
  • Jomini and strategy
  • Clausewitz on War
  • Jomini and Clausewitz shaping today's conflict
  • Terrorism as strategy

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