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Title A new division of labor : meeting America's security challenges beyond Iraq / Andrew R. Hoehn [and others].

Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxvi, 112 pages).
Series Project Air Force
Project Air Force.
Books at JSTOR Open Access
Notes "MG-499-AF"--Page 4 of cover.
RAND Project Air Force.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-112).
Contents Promoting democracy and freedom abroad -- America's new grand strategy? -- New friends, new commitments, new tensions -- What does this mean for America's Armed Forces? -- Conflict in the post Post-Cold War world -- Terrorism and insurgency -- The new nuclear equation -- The rise of China -- Welcome to the post Post-Cold War world -- Toward a new division of labor -- Countering terrorists and insurgent groups abroad -- Supporting new democracies -- Deterring and defeating regional adversaries -- Dissuading military competition in Asia -- Defending the homeland -- Countering the proliferation of nuclear weapons -- Setting aggregate levels of capability -- Implications for forces and posture -- What will it mean to be joint? -- Different demands for joint warfighting prowess -- Maintaining strategic focus -- Achieving joint tactical proficiency -- A new joint division of labor -- Implications for the Armed Forces -- Building the "inform and act" system -- A strategically decisive Army: winning at peace as well as war -- A new air-ground partnership -- Integrating air, space, and maritime power -- Getting more from the Corps -- Security cooperation in the new security environment -- Potential actions for the DoD's leadership.
Summary A new U.S. grand strategy has been emerging, one that requires not only resources but patience and commitment: the promotion of democracy and freedom abroad. The U.S. armed forces will continue to be among the myriad contributors necessary to achieve this goal. In the face of increasing complexity, changing tactics, and tight budgets, the defense establishment will need to change in multiple ways, yet must also not risk its historic strengths. This volume draws together and integrates insights derived from a wide range of research efforts undertaken at RAND over the past few years. Some of the.
Language notes English.
Other author Hoehn, Andrew R.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject World politics -- 21st century.
United States -- Military policy.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Reorganization.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780833042507 (electronic bk.)
0833042505 (electronic bk.)