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S1 E28: Strategy (History Suite)

December 16, 2020 - 1 minute read

In this episode Dr. Caleb Karges, Samuel Fluegge, and Jacob Lange examine the work of the prolific British strategic theorist, Basil Liddell Hart and his idea of the "indirect approach" that he explains in his book Strategy. The gents discuss how his book forms the capstone of everything that we have read before and how Liddell Hart examines the historical application of the indirect approach in various figures and historical episodes including Hannibal, Scipio, Belisarius, Sherman, World War I, and World War II. They also talk about his idea of the indirect approach more generally and apply it to numerous human affairs including politics, romance, and missions.

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