It's not all about total warfare
, feudal politics and dragonry, either -- seven densely packed seasons have left dozens of secondary plot threads wafting in the breeze.
And there is still the potential for the ongoing political problems being played out in front of the fans to explode into total warfare
, which could easily kill their Premier League hopes.
You know, you think about politics in Washington where everything is nasty and total warfare
all the time.
It seems also that Clausewitz' total warfare
without political limitations in practice is rather impossible.
* FINRA's 'Total Warfare
' Against Brokers in Arbitration
Further, he contends that these wars were not total warfare
, as has been described by other historians.
They captured the joy of freed people welcoming British Tommies, but also the wanton death and destruction of total warfare
Somewhat ironically, each incident of irregular warfare analyzed ended with military commanders recommending courses of actions that approached the Clausewitzian ideal type of total warfare
. Having conceptually severed the link between war and politics, the purely military solution became unrestrained destruction.
His concern is not merely with the moral choices of leaders but with 'the prevailing moral sentiment of entire societies and their leaderships' and how these were affected by total warfare
. The issue between 1939-1945 was the eradication of a movement which wanted to create a new moral universe cut off from Europe's Christian foundation and in opposition to it.
Modernity in general (loosely defined by the author as post-1870), but especially the technological and total warfare
brought by World War I and the uncertainty of the interwar years, provided much fodder for the human imagination, building a sense of imminent and mortal crisis felt by civilians and captured by artists and policymakers.
If modern warfare is not necessarily total, total warfare
is not necessarily modern and can therefore be separated from any developmental model of conflict.
Often cited as the first examples of modern and total warfare
, these wars differed from their predecessors in being ideological rather than merely territorial.