Magazine
Latest Issue

The art of creating power: Lawrence Freedman on strategy

By Jonathan Derbyshire  

Lawrence Freedman is professor of War Studies at King’s College London, where he is also vice-principal. He is the Official Historian of the Falklands campaign and, since 2009, has sat on the committee of the Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq War.

Freedman’s latest book is Strategy: A History, a magisterial summary of a lifetime’s learning that examines the long career of the notion of strategy, not just in military affairs but in politics and business too. I spoke to him a couple of weeks ago and began by…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to letters@prospect-magazine.co.uk

More From Prospect