Accession Number : ADA550497


Title :   National Security Reform 2010: A Mid-Term Assessment


Descriptive Note : Edited book


Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA


Personal Author(s) : Cerami, Joseph R ; Dorff, Robert H ; Harber, Matthew H


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a550497.pdf


Report Date : Aug 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 213


Abstract : Assessing U.S. leadership in ongoing national security reform was the focus of a research colloquium hosted by the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, and the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI), U.S. Army War College, on April 22, 2010, in Washington DC. The colloquium was entitled 2010: Preparing for a Mid-Term Assessment of Leadership and National Security Reform in the Obama Administration. The colloquium's three panels addressed the following: (1) Assessing National Security Reform, (2) Legislative Imperatives, and (3) The Way Forward. This volume includes papers that reassess our theories, concepts, and practices for understanding America's leadership role in national security and international affairs. Table of Contents -- Foreword, by Douglas C. Lovelace, Jr.; Preface, by Ryan C. Crocker; Introduction: Strategic Assessments and National Security Reform, by Joseph R. Cerami, Jared E. Bennett, and Robert H. Dorff; Grading the Government: A Mid-Term National Security Assessment, by James Jay Carafano; Five Heretical Suggestions: Addressing Civil-Military Tensions, by Bernard I. Finel; Congressional National Security Reform during the Obama Administration, by James R. Locher III; Congressional National Security Reform: A Mid-Obama Administration Review, by Richard Weitz; The National Security Council System: It's Not Much, But We Like It, by Harvey Sicherman; Assessing the United States in Afghanistan: The Record and the Range of Choice, by Joseph J. Collins; Stabilization and Reconstruction in Conflict and Post-Conflict Since 9/11, by James Stephenson; and Our Strategic Assessment System Needs an Overhaul: Summary and Concluding Thoughts, by Matthew Harber.


Descriptors :   *DEFICIENCIES , *LEADERSHIP , *LEGISLATION , *NATIONAL SECURITY , *POLICIES , *UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT , AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT , COMMUNITY RELATIONS , COUNTERINSURGENCY , HISTORY , INTERAGENCY COORDINATION , MILITARY BUDGETS , MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , OPERATIONS OTHER THAN WAR , STABILIZATION , SYMPOSIA


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE