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Change without war

Alastair Buchan

Change without war

the shifting structures of world power

by Alastair Buchan

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International relations,
  • World politics -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alastair Buchan.
    SeriesThe BBC Reith lectures ; 1973, The Reith lectures ;, 1973.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1395 .B787 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. ;
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5056992M
    LC Control Number74019962

    If they will face death, there is nothing they may not achieve. Military tactics are like unto water; for water in its natural course runs away from high places and hastens downwards. With this loss of substance and exhaustion of strength, the homes of the people will be stripped bare, and three-tenths of their income will be dissipated; while government expenses for broken chariots, worn-out horses, breast-plates and helmets, bows and arrows, spears and shields, protective mantles, draught-oxen and heavy wagons, will amount to four-tenths of its total revenue. When there is no place of refuge at all, it is desperate ground. In every army, the five developments connected with fire must be known, the movements of the stars calculated, and a watch kept for the proper days.

    Set the blueprint for cyberpunk and given all the fuss it kicked up over Arts Council funding, now seems oddly relevant all over again. Scroll down to find the template you want, select it, and then click Create. The preparation of mantlets, movable shelters, and various implements of war, will take up three whole months; and the piling up of mounds over against the walls will take three months more. This is the way to keep a country at peace and an army intact. If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity. Sun Tzu said: In war, the general receives his commands from the sovereign, collects his army and concentrates his forces 2.

    Measurement owes its existence to Earth; Estimation of quantity to Measurement; Calculation to Estimation of quantity; Balancing of chances to Calculation; and Victory to Balancing of chances. An insight into the human condition. The captured soldiers should be kindly treated and kept. Revolutions and revolutionary wars are inevitable in class society, and without them it is impossible to accomplish any leap in social development and to overthrow the reactionary ruling classes and therefore impossible for the people to win political power. Sun Tzu said: The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing up their numbers.


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Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and know Earth, you may make your victory complete.

There are not more than five primary colors blue, yellow, red, white, and blackyet in combination they produce more hues than can ever been seen. The general who has attained a responsible post must be careful to study them. I say then that victory can be achieved. Iain M Banks, Alastair Reynoldsbut was arguably the first novel to imagine a plausible posthuman solar system, riven by ideologies and wild economics, teeming with conflict and graft, and packed with moments of pure sensawunda.

Make trouble, fail, make trouble again, fail again. It could get a bit complicated. James Madison and his colleagues had reason to believe that slavery would die a natural death. None should be more liberally rewarded. Earth comprises distances, great and small; danger and security; open ground and narrow passes; the chances of life and death.

Violent language and driving forward as if to the attack are signs that he will retreat. We must give active support to the national independence and liberation movement in countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America as well as to the peace movement and to just struggles in all the countries of the world.

If the enemy has occupied them before you, do not follow him, but retreat and try to entice him away. When an invading force crosses a river in its onward march, do not advance to meet it in mid-stream. So much for river warfare.

So much on the subject of energy. Experience in the class struggle in the era of imperialism teaches us that it is only by the power of the gun that the working class and the laboring masses can defeat the armed bourgeoisie and landlords; in this sense we may say that only with guns can the whole world be transformed.

First, a misconception.

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Such is the art of warfare. Thus one who is skillful at keeping the enemy on the move maintains deceitful appearances, according to which the enemy will act.

All wars that are progressive are just, and all wars that impede progress are unjust. Pass quickly over mountains, and keep in the neighborhood of valleys.

The Sino-Japanese war will transform both China and Japan; provided China perseveres in the War of Resistance and in the united front, the old Japan will surely be transformed into a new Japan and the old China into a new China, and people and everything else in both China and Japan will be transformed during and after the war.

Therefore soldiers must be treated in the first instance with humanity, but kept under control by means of iron discipline. The art of war, then, is governed by five constant factors, to be taken into account in one's deliberations, when seeking to determine the conditions obtaining in the field.

After crossing a river, you should get far away from it. So much for operations in salt-marches. To achieve a lasting world peace, we must further develop our friendship and co-operation with the fraternal countries in the socialist camp and strengthen our solidarity with all peace-loving countries.

Be stern in the council-chamber, so that you may control the situation. When there is no place of refuge at all, it is desperate ground. Too frequent rewards signify that the enemy is at the end of his resources; too many punishments betray a condition of dire distress.

Energy 1.War’s Changing Character. Over the past year, we have invested significant time and thought into examining the character of war. The nature of war—the use or threat of violence, as an extension of politics, to compel the enemy to our will within the fog, friction and chance of combat—is immutable.

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