May 27, 2011

Voices from the Field with Major General Mills, USMC

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    • Defense One
    • September 9, 2019
    Two Cheers for Esper’s Plan to Reassert Civilian Control of the Pentagon

    The longest-ever gap in civilian leadership atop the Department of Defense came to an end on July 23, when Mark Esper was sworn in as secretary of defense. His presence in the...

    By Loren DeJonge Schulman, Alice Hunt Friend & Mara Karlin

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    • War on the Rocks
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    Au Revoir QDR

    Whatever version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) emerges from the House-Senate conference process later this year, it seems likely that the 20-year old Quadre...

    By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Shawn Brimley

    • Commentary
    • May 12, 2016
    The DIUx Is Dead. Long Live The DIUx.

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter launched his high-profile Silicon Valley outpost a year ago to great fanfare and high expectations. Less than a year later, he has completely over...

    By Ben FitzGerald & Loren DeJonge Schulman

    • Commentary
    • May 10, 2016
    Observations on Global Military Posture

      The secretary of defense has outsized influence over America’s global network of bases, the number of military personnel stationed overseas, and the frequency of internation...

    By Loren DeJonge Schulman & Shawn Brimley

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