Volume 5, Issue 4

Why Strategy Is Easy but Difficult (at the Same Time): A Short Study on the Complexities of Escalation

M.L.R. Smith
King’s College London, Department of War Studies

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About The Author

Dr. Hugh Smith retired in 2004 as Associate Professor in Politics at the University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. He lectured frequently at staff colleges in fields such as strategic thought, war and ethics, and armed forces and society and made a number of submissions to parliamentary committees on defence matters. Dr Smith is the author of On Clausewitz: A Study of Military and Political Ideas, Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

To Cite This Article

Smith, M.L.R., “Why Strategy Is Easy but Difficult (at the Same Time): A Short Study on the Complexities of Escalation,” Infinity Journal, Volume 5, Issue 4, Summer 2017, pages 10-13.