First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
`This is a well written little book which sets out to describe the basics of the conduct of war…all Ministers of Defence should read this book and learn why warfare is much more complex and unpredictable than they can ever hope to understand.' - Military Science
`Those who wish to develop skill in analyzing military operations will find this book offers an excellent way to begin.Those who fancy themselves as experts will do well to gain one more approach in their efforts to make sense ou of the chaos of war.' - Military Review
`…all Ministers of Defence should read this book.' - The RUSI Journal
`Those who wish to develop skill in analyzing military operations will find this book offers an excellent way to begin.' - Military Review
`… the book is an absorbing examination of whether or not war is the most appropriate means for solving international disputes. … convincingly argued in such a short space.' - The Wishstream: Journal of Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
`Admirably clear and well-structured' - NOD and Conversion