THE NEW NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY: DEGRADING THE U.S.’S ABILITY TO MOBILIZE?

Woody Allen once said, “80% of success is showing up.” The U.S. government has a “big stick” in the U.S. military, a force with unsurpassed capabilities on land and sea, and in the air and space. Yet a big stick is only useful if you can carry it abroad. The new National Security Strategy that […]

THE ARMY’S MOBILIZATION PROBLEM

Mobilization – the process by which selected portions of the U.S. Armed Forces are brought to a state of readiness for war – no longer operates effectively to meet the volume and speed required in modern war. Today the United States Army is the finest and most capable fighting force the world has ever seen.  […]