6.24

Chapter: Weak Points and Strong 6.24
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Translation:

Carefully compare the opposing army with your own, so that you may know where strength is superabundant and where it is deficient.

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Commentary

Compare your army with the enemy in all dimensions, understanding in each who is superior and by how much.

For example you can consider number of troops, weapons (numbers and type), speed of movement, communication, innovative use of tactics, and so on.

Perhaps the most critical comparison is between the senior officers of each side.

Where you are superior, there is the place to take advantage. Where you a