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B H Liddell Hart Topic: Politics Government
The art of the indirect approach can only be mastered, and its full scope appreciated, by study of and reflection upon the whole history of war. But we can at least crystallize the lessons into two simple maxims- one negative, the other positive. The first is that, in face of the overwhelming evidence of history, no general is justified in launching his troops to a direct attack upon an enemy firmly in position. The second, that instead of seeking to upset the enemy's equilibrium by one's attack, it must be upset before a real attack is, or can be successfully launched.
Carroll Quigley Topic: Politics Government
...one of the most notable characteristics of any Age of Conflict is the effort to achieve economic expansion by political rather than by economic means.
Alexandre Auguste Ledru Topic: Politics Government
The crime bill passed by the Senate would reinstate the Federal death penalty for certain violent crimes: assassinating the President; hijacking an airliner; and murdering a government poultry inspector.
Anonymous Topic: Politics Government
Crime, like disease, is not interesting; it is something to be done away with by general consent, and that is all about it.
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