Must-Reads

December 13, 2013  

Rewrite the AUMF | No split for NSA/CYBERCOM | Better mobile tools

Charles E. Berger says it’s time to rewrite the AUMF. (National Interest)

The White House rejects the arguments for un-dual-hatting NSA and CYBERCOM, at least for now. (Washington Post)

Sea change at DoD: “In less than a month, the Pentagon is expected to roll out initial capabilities for centrally managing its growing inventory of smartphones and tablet computers.” (Federal Times)

Fruit of the nuclear option? “James Confirmed as Next USAF Secretary” (Defense News)

Whither the CVN? “Twilight of the Aircraft Carrier?” (The Diplomat) and “To improve the U.S. military, shrink it” (Washington Post)

Warlord’s Quote

“No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.” — Helmuth von Moltke the Elder
Contributed by Maj. Kyle Teamey, who served on active duty in Ramadi, Iraq, in 2003-04, is CEO of a chemical technology company and a reservist on the Joint Staff. From a list compiled by the Warlord Loop, a private email forum for national security experts.

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