The Four Greatest Strategic Military Thinkers in History

Andrew Wilson – U.S. Naval War College

Military strategy matters. Civilizations with the greatest strategist, as well as the greatest resources—have had a powerful edge over competing civilizations. From Napoleon’s revolutionary campaigns to the way terrorism, and nuclear weaponry have defined the nature of warfare in the 21st century, the results of military strategy have changed the course of history.

This class gives you an inside look at the historical context of the world’s greatest war strategists. Taught by Professor Andrew R. Wilson, who serves on the faculty of the elite U.S. Naval War College, this lecture will change the way you read newspaper headlines by instilling in you a new appreciation for the subtleties and complexities of strategy.