Could defense cuts actually help the US military by improving strategy? Melvyn Leffler argues as much, saying that the cuts are focusing military planners on important strategic decisions and forcing them to …Read more ›
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Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno says his service has just two combat-ready brigades. (Defense News). And don’t miss the rest of Defense News’ coverage from AUSA.
James Stavridis on avoiding war …Read more ›
Robert Scales notes that if the six soldiers and Marines who have received the Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan had deployed with some relatively simple and inexpensive gear, …Read more ›
CSBA’s Todd Harrison takes a crack at quantifying what we all know in “Shutdown Could Cost DoD Billions of Dollars” (Marcus Weisgerber, Defense News) “It’s not that it’s immediate. It won’t …Read more ›
The GOP fight to delay Obamacare has sapped efforts to eliminate sequester cuts. (The Hill)
On the 20th anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu, Benjamin Runkle draws up a list of lessons …Read more ›
At a conference on “assessing war” — that is, determining whether you’re winning or losing — Mark Stout found himself longing not for the hard drive with 47 terabytes of data on …Read more ›
Welcome to the shutdown. In case you missed it, here’s a look at how the military is to respond. (Defense News, Andrew Tilghman)
Meanwhile, the world keeps spinning. @FAScientists tweets: “To fix …Read more ›