I. Main Thesis Martin van Creveld wrote The Transformation of War book in 1991 when he detailed a predictive hypothesis about the changing character of war into what he called ?Nontrinitarian War. There were conflicts arise as intrastate wars and were not based on the simplified version of Clausewitz?s ?remarkable trinity? of government, people and military forces (Van Creveld, 1991, pg. 49). In his book, Van Creveld offers an account of warfare in the previous millennium and suggests what the future
Martin van Creveld, and Niall Ferguson explain in detail to what extent the Western way of war is superior to any other. The goal in studying the Western way of war revolves around the concept of superiority in warfare. The comparison and distinction of Victor Davis Hanson, Carnage and Culture (2001), and John A.
Carl von Clausewitz is acknowledged to be one of the most influential writer on the topic of war and strategy. Despite the fact that Carl von Clausewitz wrote around 200 years ago his thoughts about the war remain relevant. This essay will explore to what extent the thoughts of Carl von Clausewitz can be adequate for explaining warfare in the modern era. The paper will introduce Clausewitz’s very systematic approach to the subject of war and will prove how useful it remains for formulating a definition