July 14, 2009

Thinking about balance

Secretary of Defense Gates has been beating the drum of "balance" between conventional and irregular warfare as an organizing principle for quite awhile now, but despite the defense budget proposed a few months back, we'll have to wait until the QDR comes out to see how he plans to operationalize this.  In the meantime, check out a couple interesting pieces on this (aside from Krepinevich's Foreign Affairs article) to tide you over: