Military Strategy: An Overview of the Theorists of Warfare

IWP 628
Four credits

This course introduces the classic statements of, and commentaries on, Western military strategic thought which have dominated most warfare since the Renaissance. The course will examine how various military concepts are integrated into national-level security strategy ("grand strategy") and the role they have played in history, statecraft, and war. The course culminates in a seminar with strategy division chiefs from the Department of Defense.

Semester Available


Fall Semester
Spring Semester

Principal Professor


   Walter Jajko
Professor of Defense Studies; Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force (retired) {read more}