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Clumsy or Stupid? Why the Galactic Empire Loses Battles

This article for The Companion website focuses on the ways in which the Galactic Empire of Star Wars fights battles. Through a mix of case studies and analysis, it seeks to examine the military approaches of a regime that had supposedly conquered much of the galaxy and ruled through strength of arms. If this indeed was the case then it begs a central question – and one this article will seek to answer – why were they so bad at it?

The Companion