[11.65] The concern of warfare is that operations are in accord with the enemy's intentions.*
[11.66] If one then concentrates his strength on the enemy, killing his general a thousand kilometers away, this is called achieving objectives through wit and skill.
[11.67] Therefore, on the day war is declared, close off all borders, destroy all passports, and do not allow their envoys to pass.
[11.68] Go through your plans in the temple* and bring about the execution of those plans.
[11.69] If the enemy presents an opportunity, take advantage of it.
[11.70] Attack what he values most.
[11.71] Do not advance on any fixed day or time;* calculate and adapt to the enemy* to determine the matter of doing battle.
[11.72] Therefore, be like a maiden;* once the enemy opens the door, be like a scurrying hare.* The enemy will be unable to prevail.
11.60 the enemy's intentions. They're discoverable by using spies, the subject of Chapter 13.
1. be like a maiden = be like an enticing young woman; lure the enemy into relaxing its guard/becoming vulnerable
2. be like a scurrying hare = quickly take advantage of the enemy's weakness to gain dominance/end the conflict