Best Defense

Observation of the day: Early modern war

"[E]arly modern wars are best understood as administrative contests between governments." — Guy Chet, University of North Texas, in the July 2014 issue of The Journal of Military History Also, check out this from Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. Worth it just for the links, to start with.

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"[E]arly modern wars are best understood as administrative contests between governments." — Guy Chet, University of North Texas, in the July 2014 issue of The Journal of Military History

Also, check out this from Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. Worth it just for the links, to start with.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. @tomricks1

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