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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Military strategy.
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  • Strategy [r]: A set of concepts presumed to help in achieving a goal. [e]
  • Military [r]: The standing armed forces of a country, that are directed by the national government and are tasked with that nation's defense. [e]

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  • Albert Wohlstetter [r]: (1913-1997) A major U.S. strategic researcher, first at the RAND Corporation and then University of Chicago; areas of interest included survivable deterrence, flexible nuclear and non-nuclear response, and the difficulties of verification in arms control; spouse of Roberta Wohlstetter [e]
  • Battle of Gettysburg [r]: A turning point in the American Civil War, July 1-3, 1863, on the outskirts of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. [e]
  • Blitzkrieg [r]: A military doctrine involving the breakthrough, at key points of the enemy lines, of highly mobile forces, usually of high technology for the time, which would then disrupt the enemy rear [e]
  • Bomber aircraft [r]: Airplanes optimized to deliver weapons to surface targets, rather than to fight other airplanes. [e]
  • Chemical weapon [r]: A weapon that cause death or disease by means of chemical interaction with the metabolism of the victim, as opposed to causing injury through blast, thermal, or other effects not on a molecular level [e]
  • Compellence [r]: A set of decisions, policies and actions intended to force an opponent to take some action, as opposed to deterring the adversary not to take a different action. [e]
  • Deterrence [r]: A set of policies and actions that prevent an opponent from taking an undesired action [e]
  • Douglas MacArthur [r]: Senior U.S. Army commander in the Second World War, head of the Occupation of Japan, holder of the highest rank and highest honor for valor in the Army, yet relieved of command for insubordination [e]
  • Game theory [r]: A field of mathematics commonly associated with economics that provides models for behavior in many diverse situations, and is used in many academic fields from politics to computer science. [e]
  • Grand strategy [r]: The application of all national means of affecting the actions of other nations and non-national actors; specifically includes but is not restricted to military means [e]
  • International Institute for Strategic Studies [r]: A UK-based think tank with offices in the US and Singapore, founded in 1958; publishes The Military Balance, Strategic Survey, Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, Strategic Comment [e]
  • Military doctrine [r]: The fundamental principles of a military organization. [e]
  • Military [r]: The standing armed forces of a country, that are directed by the national government and are tasked with that nation's defense. [e]
  • Navy [r]: A military force organized primarily for missions on, under, or above bodies of water [e]
  • Operational art [r]: A level of military power at which forces in the field, or deployed from the homeland, can determine the place and conditions of battle [e]
  • Special operations [r]: Military or paramilitary operations that differ from conventional operations in degree of physical and political risk, operational techniques, mode of employment, independence from friendly support, and dependence on detailed operational intelligence and indigenous assets; they are often controlled at a national or strategic level of command [e]
  • Strategic bombing [r]: Strategic strike attacks against the homeland military forces, population and industry of a nation, conducted by manned bomber aircraft [e]
  • Sun Tzu [r]: ( 544–496 BC ) Author of The Art of War (Chinese: 兵法), an immensely influential ancient Chinese book on military strategy; one of the earliest realists in foreign policy [e]
  • The Pentagon's New Map [r]: A book on grand strategy and world development by Thomas P. M. Barnett, which postulates that world conflict is chiefly due to lack of "connectedness" of nations to the information-intensive core of nations; he also proposes a partnership, in peace enforcement, between the high-technology "takedown" function and the "nation-building" role [e]
  • Total Force Concept [r]: A doctrine that allocates most of the active-duty (i.e., Regular) troops of the United States Army to combat arms roles, while assigning combat support and combat service support to the Reserve Components of the United States Army Reserve and Army National Guard (United States) [e]
  • Vietnam War [r]: A post-colonial independence/Cold War conflict between communist North Vietnam against South Vietnam, assisted by the United States (1955-1975), to unify Vietnam; won by North Vietnam in 1975. [e]
  • Wars of Vietnam [r]: The broad context of warfare in the modern area of Vietnam, of which the Vietnam War (1962-1975) is best known, but involves colonization, Japanese occupation, decolonization, and post-1975 but related warfare among Vietnam, Cambodia and China [e]