FourGW term? Foreign Policy? wider? or is it really a generic phrase?
A Meta Level above "strategy"? Shared Vision? The Infinite Game?
the Moral basis for your strategy? Needed for
- internal Culture Congruence
- to win the Hearts And Minds of the other side
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.
Bucky Fuller's: http://www.buckminster.info/Strategy/GrandStrategy.htm
Fabius Maximus on what the USA should learn:
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