ALSO KNOWN FOR: Arguing in the New York Times that, according Islamic rules of religious heritage, Barack Obama is a Muslim by birth and would damage relations with the Muslim world
UNMENTIONED DETAILS ABOUT BYZANTIUM: Violent riots; a sacked capital; Ottoman conquest of the empire; plague; reliance on slave labor
- "Avoid war"
- "Gather intelligence on the enemy"
- "Campaign vigorously"
- "Replace the battle of attrition and occupation of countries with maneuver warfare"
- "Strive to end wars successfully by recruiting allies to change the balance of power"
- "Subversion is the cheapest path to victory"
- "Use methods and tactics that exploit enemy weaknesses"
PARTING WISDOM: "Only the empire is eternal"