Defense

QUARTERBACK BLITZ: The proliferation of sophisticated air-defense weapons, and why the U.S. Army’s Comanche helicopter is uniquely suited to counter them. Article During the Autumn of 1993 U.S. Marine Corps General Anthony Zinni now the Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command returned to the war-torn city of Mogadishu, Somalia to negotiate the release of an American soldier who had been [Read More...]
Letter to the Editor, The Washington Post To the Editor: Stephen S. Rosenfeld expresses an oft-repeated criticism of military planning when he asserts that the Clinton Administration’s new national-security strategy is making America “Ready For The Last War” (January 15). But he is wrong on at least [Read More...]
U.S. Missile Defense: Follow Israel’s Lead Issue Brief If recent reports are accurate, Israel’s Arrow anti-missile program will shortly receive the financial support President Clinton promised it almost four years ago. According to Inside the Army, the Clinton Administration plans next year to give the Arrow [Read More...]
Air Force Faces Challenges In Accomplishing Its Mission In Future Article Published in The Colorado Springs Gazette On the eve of a new millennium, the U.S. Air Force is the most powerful military aerospace organization in the history of mankind. Its diverse inventory of over 4,000 combat-ready aircraft dwarfs the [Read More...]
NATO: Fifty Years and Counting…Down? Article Published in the Defense Daily Network In April, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will mark the fiftieth anniversary of its founding and, like many 50 year-olds, it is starting to show signs of a mid-life crisis. NATO was established [Read More...]
Investing in Defense Letter to the Editor Published in The New York Times Michael O’Hanlon’s proposals for restructuring defense investment priorities (“How Much Military?”) reflect a distinctly unrealistic view of threats, technology and politics. Mr. O’Hanlon dismisses current spending plans for the top [Read More...]
Europe On The Move: The Transatlantic Alliance in 1998 Article Published in the Sea Power In terms of European security, 1998 was perhaps the most significant year the Continent has seen since the Soviet Empire’s collapse nearly a decade ago. During 1998, NATO continued its eastward expansion; the West [Read More...]
Dragons of Change:The U.S. Marine Corps’ Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicles Article Published in the Armed Forces Journal International U.S. Marine Corps Commandant General Charles Krulak likes to quote an ancient Chinese proverb that describes change as a dragon: If you ignore the Dragon hoping he will go away, he will [Read More...]
V-22 Versatility Argues For Faster Production Issue Brief No one much misses the Soviet Union, but there is at least one positive thing that can be said about the threat the Soviets posed to U.S. security during the Cold War: it focused policymakers’ minds on the [Read More...]
HEAVY SEAS: The U.S. Shipbuilding Industry Struggles To Stay On Course Article Published in the Armed Forces Journal International In summer of 1990, as the Soviet empire was rapidly unraveling, the U.S. Navy’s Sea Systems Command prepared an assessment of the U.S. shipbuilding industry. As the main organization responsible for the [Read More...]
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