the Moral basis for your strategy? Needed for
Edward Luttwak: the dimension of inter-state conflict where all that is military happens within the much broader context of domestic politics, international diplomacy, economic activity, and all else that strengthens and weakens
Chuck Spinney: John Boyd evolved five criteria for synthesizing and evaluating a nation's grand strategy. Boyd's brilliant theories of conflict are contained in his collections of briefings entitled a Discourse On Winning And Losing.
- Chet Richards on Boyd's thinking: to produce positive benefits on morale and public/world opinion. Such a grand strategy would also shape our alliance structure and form a key element in isolating adversaries from physical, mental, and moral support.