July 26, 2011

Command Post: "Does The U.S. Military Have Too Many Air Forces?"

As the Defense Department looks to the future, how many of its pieces -- redundant air forces and duplicate armies among them -- are really needed for the nation's security? How many fall into the nice-to-have basket that might no longer be affordable? The topic gets kicked around by John Nagl of the Center for a New American Security and your Battlelander, along with Dave Barno, a retired Army lieutenant general, and Nora Bensahel, a military strategist at CNAS.

    • Commentary
    • The Wall Street Journal
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    The Greek Crisis Is About More Than Money

    Geopolitics can be more important than economics. Just look at Greece. On purely economic grounds, Greece should never have been admitted to the European Union in 1981 and mig...

    By Robert D. Kaplan

    • Video
    • June 13, 2012
    Video: Responsible Defense in a Changing World

    Watch the video of the "Responsible Defense in a Changing World" panel at the CNAS 2012 Annual Conference....

    • Reports
    • October 3, 2011
    Hard Choices: Responsible Defense in an Age of Austerity

    Hard Choices: Responsible Defense in an Age of Austerity, a report authored by CNAS experts LTG David W. Barno, USA (Ret.), Dr. Nora Bensahel and Travis Sharp, outlines four b...

    By Nora Bensahel, Travis Sharp, David W. Barno & USA (Ret.)

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