history of warfare abounds in surprises. Underdogs win conflicts. Forces triumph without having had the most troops, the best equipment, or even control of key cities and territories at the outset. But one ingredient always matters. In our research of wars of all kinds since World War II, we found that the key to winning is sound strategic leadership. Wh
t exactly is sound strategic leadership? As we examined in writing Conflict”,”_id”:”0000018b-3dba-d77d-a38f-fffe9cc00000″,”_type”:”02ec1f82-5e56-3b8c-af6e-6fc7c8772266″}”>Conflict, good strategic leadership — that at the very top of a government and a military command — has to be both practical and visionary. Big ideas are at
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