Tactical victory vs strategic failure
operational art is about running campaigns
Extension of pootics
Understand the context
Offer advice - truth to power
What are officers for?
Ensure Physical component fit for purpose
Be the conceptional component
Know your job
Have integrity and constancy
Look after your people
Tips for non genius
Explain what the purpose is?
Who is responsible to who for what?
It's about intiative
What is war?
Technology, social trends, moral values, .......
Adversarial, chance, battle of wills, chaotic
How do you train for this?
"A bridge from the tactical bank to the strategic back" (Both need to be rock)
Hubris of British Army Officers in Iraq
The role of intuition