General André Beaufre. The death of Andre Beaufre at the age of 73 has taken from the society of men a person who will not only be widely missed for his rare. G ENERAL Andre Beaufre defines strategy as “the art of the dialectic of two opposing wills image of French military thinking projected, for example, by General. Results 1 – 30 of 30 Abschreckung Und Strategie by Beaufre, General Andre und Walter Schütze: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles.

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In he saw action in Morocco against the Rifwho opposed French rule. World War II, conflict that involved andrf every part of the world during the years — Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Are you an author? In Beaufre entered the military academy at Saint-Cyr, where he met the future French president Charles de Gaullewho was an instructor.

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According to Beaufre, the proper concern of the military should be extended to co-ordinating all aspects of a civil society. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Beaufre developed “Deterrence and Strategy” in the context of the bipolar world of the Cold War where the threat of nuclear war was effective.


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While serving as permanent secretary of national defense in Algeria in —41 during World War IIhe was arrested by the French Vichy regime, and after his release in he served in the Free French Army on several fronts until the end of the war in In he saw genefal in Morocco against the Rifwho opposed French rule.

Beaufre believed that military action should be avoided in a nuclear scenario and that victory should be won by paralyzing the adversary through indirect action. His thesis was taking place in a very uncertain world where both parties were potentially thinking about using nuclear weapons.

Beaufre develops this idea in more detail in a theory called “the dialectic of the expectations of victory. Beaufre was a general in the Algerian War. The term strategy derives from the Greek strategos, an elected general in ancient Athens.

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He died in while engaged in a series of lectures in Yugoslavia. Department of Political Science.

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Strategy, in warfare, the science or art of employing all the military, economic, political, and other resources of a country to achieve the objects of war. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Outils de Development ou Instruments de Pouvoir?


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He summarizes his concept in this manner: He argued in his book Introduction to Strategy for the dissolution of the boundaries between military and civil society; a military approach that acknowledged the existence of an extended battlefield. Learn more at Author Central.

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