Strategy can be discussed from two perspectives that of the student of strategy, who is unhampered by deadlines and free from adherence to any particular formation or authority other than imposed by intellectual rigor; and that of the executive authority, who must formulate specific national and military strategic policies and plans.
Eccles, Henry E.
"Strategy: The Essence of Professionalism,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 24
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol24/iss10/4