National Security Reform 2010: A Mid-Term Assessment
ARMY WAR COLL STRATEGIC STUDIES INST CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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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 AM 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 colloquiums 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 Americas 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 Its 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 911, by James Stephenson and Our Strategic Assessment System Needs an Overhaul Summary and Concluding Thoughts, by Matthew Harber.
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