The most notable war waged by Alexander, the Battle of Gaugamela was the mind game of all mind games, in which Alexander employed two major strategies which sealed his victory over Darius and his Persian army. • Having observed the Persian army the night before the battle, he ordered his army to move to the left of the Persians, thus forcing Darius to lengthen his lines, creating a gap and enabling the Greek Phalanx (originated from the Greek word meaning finger, which is a rectangular group of soldiers armed with spears and moved as one formation) to trap the Persians. The advantage of the Phalanx was that it could not be broken in the
The irony of Jerry Sanford, Eliphalet Meeker, and Samuel Meeker’s deaths ultimately induce Tim to make the decision to remain neutral for the duration of the American Revolution. The method used by the British to dispose of Jeremiah Sanford’s body is extremely ruthless, and the psychological message provokes Tim to develop a deep hatred of war. After the news reaches Redding, Betsy Read,
To what factors do you attribute Napoleon’s victory at Austerlitz? Napoleon has said that ‘the whole art of war consist in a well-reasoned and ex-tremely circumspect defensive, followed by rapid and audacious [counter] attack’ (Bowden, 1997, p. 321). Given quotation is appropriate to describe the general idea that Napoleon applied successfully in the battle of Austerlitz resulting outstanding victory. Napoleon created a delusion of the weak French force witch appeared easy to defeat. Consequently, the Third Coalition rushed to battle without realizing that they are drawn to battle under conditions created and shaped by Napoleon.
Sun Tzu smeared his strategy to positively combat a superior enemy and defeat it. He was very attentive on how to accomplish his objective with the least quantity of capitals and with least volume of damage. His instant practical guidance to the King of Wu and his application of art of warfare have tolerated assessments of periods and are applied in aspects of social life other than war also (Johnson
And so it does. And whatever their deepest motives, they gave their lives in trying to kill the monster. The film, directed by Bryan Singer ("The Usual Suspects"), works heroically to introduce us to the major figures in the plot, to tell them apart, to explain their roles and to suggest their differences. The two best supporting performances are by Kenneth Branagh, as a major-general who smuggles a bomb into Hitler's inner circle and then must smuggle it out again, and Tom Wilkinson, as a general who artfully plays both sides of the fence, treating the plot with benign neutrality while covering himself should it
He believed that the best form of government was monarchy based on a deep-rooted claim to the throne. As restored rulers were usually autocratic and intransigent, as well as supporter of conservatism and enemy of liberalism, Metternich expected them to uproot any revolutionary movements to the detriment of peace and stability. Though socialism, nationalism and liberalism made short-term gains, they were largely kept in check by
Militarism is the policy of glorifying military power and keeping an army prepared for war. The military defeats before World War I such as Russia’ defeat by Japan (Russo-Japanese War), France’s defeat by Germany (Franco Prussian War) and even costly victories such as the Boer War increased the calls for improvement of military. People wanted stronger military and arms. A powerful military, at that time, means manifestation for nations and imperial strength. It could protect homeland, deter threats and guarantee trade routes and interest.
Britain was the greatest state all over the world. The majority of English novels address us how imperialist Britain was to occupy and settle in the occupied countries. Its occupation was as a result of a great deal of subjugations. It was an oppressive country, and the official authorities thenceforth practiced espionage activities on fields. They were proud and flamboyant of their imperialism and they achieved and accomplished their imperialist missions in many parts of the world by assistance of their devoted spy agents as the young intelligence officer Kim.
According to realism, states works only to increase their own power. The world is a harsh and dangerous place. The only certainty in the world is power. A powerful state will always be able to control and outdo the weaker competitors. The most important form of power is military power.
For the military-drove administration of Pervez Musharraf, who accepted force in October 1999 in a bloodless military overthrow, the armed force was the main evident alternative to lead and sort out the gigantic reaction needed to address the shake's issues fallout. Not at all like the common powers, and especially the police compel, the armed force of Pakistan generally appreciates a constructive notoriety for administration to the general population, for control and for trustworthiness. It is clear that ranking staff in the military may have benefitted illicitly amid the Afghan wars when billions of dollars and military equipment were being diverted through Pakistan to the mujhadeen; for sure, they may in any case control certain parts of contracted administrations. Then again, as an armed force, its association with its own particular individuals is abnormally great. The Pakistani armed force is likewise perceived universally as an expert and all around requested power, taking an interest as it does in various United Nations Peacekeeping missions all around.