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DEFEATING ISLAMIST-JIHADISM – A Lesson From the Cold War

Every war requires a unique grand strategy, but certain strategic principles never change. They apply to all wars and are essential to victory. So why is the Obama administration deliberately avoiding the one most essential to winning the war with Islamist-Jihadism?

In the sixth century BC, Chinese general and military strategist Sun Tzu wrote in The Art of War (Sūn Zǐ Bīng Fǎ), “Know thy self, know thy enemy; a thousand battles, a thousand victories.”  (More)

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  1. AD Military says:

    Your article is right on. Now if we can only get the US government to declare that we are at war with a political ideology and not a religion we can better focus our efforts. We’re not at war with “terror” or “Islamists” we are at war with “Jihadism.” I believe that Muslim’s who understand the threat this ideology poses to Islam could get behind this. How do we get the Obama administration to realize how much sense this makes?

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