Accession Number:

ADA238068

Title:

America's New National Security Strategy

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Sep 90-Mar 91,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-03-11

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

This precis of President Bushs new national security strategy first unveiled in Aspen, Colorado on August 2, 1990, involving a mix of active, reserve, and reconstitutable forces, and General Colin Powells base force. Discussion of parallel NATO initiatives. Discussion of major issues resulting from this new proposed strategy and force structure, including is the new strategy real, defining new goals and objectives in both programming and war planning, the effect of Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM, new requirements for intelligence, requirements for decision-making, setting technological requirements, research and development, investment strategy, impact upon DoD organization, and a transition period. Impact upon Naval Submarine Community, force structure, and missions. Concludes that there are four major critical factors upon which the new strategy depends 1 the behavior of the USSR 2 the behavior of allies and the Congress 3 the ability of the intelligence community to meet new challenges, and 4 the ability of industry to meet new demands.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE