Accession Number:

ADA276927

Title:

Cutting the Base Force Strategies for Building Consensus

Descriptive Note:

Research rept. Aug 1992-Apr 1993

Corporate Author:

INDUSTRIAL COLL OF THE ARMED FORCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

President Clinton promised throughout his campaign to reduce DOD spending during the period 1993-97 from 1.42 trillion to 1.36 trillion, a 60 billion reduction. His goal while achieving this near term savings, is to maintain the military as an effective instrument of power for promoting current and long-term US security in the New World Order. This paper reviews the domestic and international elements eager to protect their shares of, and power in the US defense pie, and recommends strategies President Clinton should follow to build effective bi-partisan and allied consensus to support his defense reductions.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Government and Political Science
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Defense Systems
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE