A New Division of Labor: Meeting America's Security by Andrew R. Hoehn, Adam Grissom, David A. Ochmanek, David A.

By Andrew R. Hoehn, Adam Grissom, David A. Ochmanek, David A. Shlapak, Alan J. Vick

An rising U.S. grand strategy--the advertising of democracy and freedom abroad--will definitely contain the U.S. defense force. even though they have to swap to fulfill alterations in emphasis and insist, they can't possibility their old strengths. a few parts of curiosity are the association and employment of forces, making plans for destiny conflicts, constructing info assets, and fostering partnerships one of the providers and with allies.

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S. military forces play important roles in them. Given the nation’s focus on expanding democracy, DoD will need to take steps to ensure that it fields forces capable of undertaking effective direct stability operations on a very significant scale and for many years to come. What will these missions likely entail? Our operations in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime and, especially, in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban provide insights. S. forces are to provide a secure external 32 A New Division of Labor and internal environment so that political, economic, and social development may proceed.

This is a very different kind of tasking, and carrying it out successfully will call for new kinds of capabilities from each of the services. 2 There has, of course, been no lack of studies on the future of terrorism since September 2001. A brief but quite trenchant one is Hoffman (2003). See also Cragin and Daly (2004). 16 A New Division of Labor The New Nuclear Equation New challenges are arising, too, in the realm of interstate warfare— what the Pentagon has sometimes referred to as major combat operations.

So far, their strategy has succeeded. China’s economy continues to turn in impressive growth year after year. And, although it faces some real challenges managing, for example, the sharply skewed distribution of wealth between the modernized coastal provinces and the less-developed interior regions, a return to pre-reform ways of doing business seems unthinkable. Similarly, the leadership has scored two historic successes by achieving the return of Hong Kong and Macao, both lost to European powers in the precommunist era.

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