30 Nov '17, 7pm

Experts: US faces daunting challenge in new defense strategy

Experts: US faces daunting challenge in new defense strategy

WASHINGTON — A panel of defense experts told senators on Thursday that the United Sates will face a daunting challenge in developing a new defense strategy with a military facing a readiness crisis against the backdrop of deteriorating foreign affairs in several regions around the world. The wide-ranging discussion, which was the subject of a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, comes ahead of a Department of Defense plan to release a new mandated defense strategy in the coming months. Mackenzie Eaglen, a resident fellow of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the conservative-leaning American Enterprise Institute, said the competing demands facing today’s military has resulted in a “crisis in confidence” in U.S. defense-making strategy. “We have a problem and this is the last, best chance to fix it,” Eaglen said. “There is a disconnect between reality as it...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/experts-us-faces-daunting-ch...

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