|Statement||by Major-General W. D. Bird.|
|Series||Cambridge naval and military series|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 351,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||351|
In both the United States and the United Kingdom, public enquiries and defence think tanks have detected a lack of consistent direction, of effective communication, and of governmental coordination. In this important book, Sir Hew Strachan, one of the world's leading military historians, reveals how these failures resulted from a fundamental misreading and misapplication of strategy imeldaclyde.com by: Aug 19, · Book Description The West's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been seen as strategic failures resulting from a lack of consistent direction, of effective communication, and /5(14). The Direction of War - by Hew Strachan December Please note, due to essential maintenance online transactions will not be possible between and BST, on Tuesday 17th September ( EDT, 17 Sep, ). Jan 31, · A book review of The Direction of War: Contemporary Strategy in Historical Perspective by Hew Strachan. “ understanding what has not changed about warfare in the 21st century is at least as important as understanding those minor means of waging war that are in constant flux.”.