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By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
These are just a few of the classical authors Churchill read in his self-education as a young man. They form an adjunct to the more recent and direct inspirations, the figures of more recent centuries.
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By PAUL RAHE
There was a time, not so long ago, when the study of war, politics, and power was thought to be part and parcel of an undergraduate education. But today, programs in peace studies and in conflict resolution abound; rarely does anyone face up to the fact that conflicts quite often get resolved, and peace achieved, through the successful conduct of war.