The Art of CS – Chapter 8

In Chapter 8, Sunzi finally shifts the focus from “doing” to “knowing,” and begins to reveal the deep connections between CTI and CS.
“Do not depend on the enemy not coming; depend rather on being ready for him. Do not depend on the enemy not attacking; depend rather on having a position that cannot be attacked.”

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The Art of CS – Chapter 3

Chapter 3 of the Sunzi is divided into two sections. The first section focuses on the core strategies of thinking about military engagement – i.e. crucial guidelines in how to approach the threat of, and engagement in. war. This chapter provides some of the most quotable lines of the Art of War, though they’re seldom fully understood.

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