Extreme Crises: Reassessing U.S. Preparedness after Japan, calls for a reassessment of U.S. civilian and military crisis response capabilities. Patrick Cronin and Brian Burton write that "U.S. policymakers have not sufficiently considered the impact of limited finances and stretched military capabilities on crisis response in a systematic way, or planned for crises that strike in such quick succession." As a result, "the United States needs to reassess its real readiness to cope with multiple crises."
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