It is a great pleasure to be back again and to discover how much more you seem to know since I left. I am going to assume that your general level of sophistication in strategic matters ls so great that I can dispense with this terrible semantic bind of defining general and limited war and assume that no very precise definitions are necessary in order to get us off the ground.
Osgood, R. E.
"Concepts of General and Limited War,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 12
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol12/iss10/2