U.S. Defense Strategy After Saddam
Authored by Dr. Michael E. O'Hanlon.
Other Studies by Keyword
In this defense strategy and budget book, Michael O'Hanlon argues that America's large defense budget cannot be pared realistically in the years ahead. But given the extreme demands of the Iraq mission, particularly on the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, he suggests how reductions in various weapons modernization programs and other economies might free up enough funds to add at least 40,000 more ground troops to today's military. He also reviews the military lessons of Afghanistan and Iraq, the Bush administration's new overseas basing plan, and the arguments for and against a draft. O'Hanlon also addresses the important question of how the United States might encourage and help other countries to share more of the global military burden in areas such as Africa. Finally, he sketches several possible new conflict scenarios that could occupy the American military--or at least its force planners--in the years and decades ahead.
You may also be interested in the following titles:
View other pubs in the following category:
Download it Now!
- Download Format: PDF
- PDF File Size: 0.17MB
- Study is: Available via Download Only
- View Cart
- All hardcopies are free of charge, shipping inclusive.
- For out of stock or digital only publications, refer to the new GPO on-demand site. For a small fee, recieve many prior publications. Click here to visit.
- All materials on our website are available as a free download.