Chapter 8. The Eastern Approach to Strategy

  1. Competition with rivals
  2. Uncertainty (due to not knowing the intentions of rivals or how they will act next).⁠[2]
  • Awareness, seeing the inherent potential (threats and opportunities) in a situation
  • Adaptiveness, having the ability to respond with (rather than against) this potential.
  1. Which side has the more compelling mission
  2. Which side benefits most from climate changes
  3. Which side does the terrain favour more
  4. Which side makes the better decisions
  5. Which side has the more effective force.



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