Competitive advantage and rules in persistent competitions

This latest report from UK think tank RUSI looks at the competition and connectivity between concepts and actions for militaries.

This paper explains the context for great power competition, proposes a definition of ‘competitive edge’, and establishes connectivity between concepts and actions for militaries. Along the way, and most importantly, the paper aims to reshape the reader’s interpretation of ‘rules’ in international relationships – not as rules by which order is maintained, but as a means of governing competition itself. The paper was informed by a RUSI seminar in November 2019, attended by leading international academics, military leaders and industry.

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