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The measure of force. A treatise on strategy from the École de guerre

La mesure de la force, traité de stratégie de l'École de guerre

Western strategic thinking is struggling to define a credible course of action in the face of changes in warfare: it is torn between the temptation to be all-technological and the fascination for new approaches coming from sociology, anthropology, ethnology, etc. Yet technology is only one factor in the strategic equation and the social sciences, although indispensable, cannot replace fundamental military knowledge. Yet technology is only one factor in the strategic equation, and the social sciences, while essential, cannot replace fundamental military knowledge. It is this knowledge that the authors of this book, historians of strategy and professors at the École de guerre, will introduce us to.

Tallandier, 2023

  • Martin DE LA MOTTE
  • Georges-Henri SOUTOU
  • Olivier ZAJEC
  • Jérome DE LESPINOIS