Sun Tzu wrote a book on warfare 2,500 years ago. The advice in the book has stood the test of time and still applies to modern warfare. Photo: ShutterstockSun Tzu wrote a book on warfare 2,500 years ago. The advice in the book has stood the test of time and still applies to modern warfare. Photo: Shutterstock
Sun Tzu wrote a book on warfare 2,500 years ago. The advice in the book has stood the test of time and still applies to modern warfare. Photo: Shutterstock

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Sun Tzu’s The Art of War and how it applies to battles modern and ancient

  • Written some 2,500 years ago, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, with its ‘five decisive factors’ and ‘nine variables’, is as relevant to military strategy now as then
  • From the Roman defeat of Carthage to Napoleon in Prussia to the first Gulf war, this is shown in a new English translation produced the traditional Chinese way

Topic |   Chinese history
Sun Tzu wrote a book on warfare 2,500 years ago. The advice in the book has stood the test of time and still applies to modern warfare. Photo: ShutterstockSun Tzu wrote a book on warfare 2,500 years ago. The advice in the book has stood the test of time and still applies to modern warfare. Photo: Shutterstock
Sun Tzu wrote a book on warfare 2,500 years ago. The advice in the book has stood the test of time and still applies to modern warfare. Photo: Shutterstock
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