Readiness and War in a Globalized System
- Readiness at a reasonable cost. Perry, William J. // Defense;1995, Issue 2, p2
Presents excerpts of the author's statement to the House National Security Committee on February 8, 1995. Capability of fighting and winning regional conflicts; Features of Future Years Defense program; Cooperation with a coalition of nations; Prevention of post-Cold War nuclear threat;...
- Challenges of Military Readiness. Inhofe, James M. // Military Review;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p15
Discusses the challenges facing the United States government in upholding military readiness. Overseas operations that affect readiness; Priorities for improving military services; Defense technologies that must be develop.
- Calling All Fire Chiefs--and Other Municipal Officials: Why National Defense is a Municipal Problem. // American City & County;Apr99, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p63
Discusses national defense as a municipal problem in the United States. Consequences of aerial attack; Suggestions for resolving the issue; Remarks from Mayor F.H. LaGuardia of New York.
- U.S. military decline gives cause for concern. Granger, Kay // Business Press;12/11/98, Vol. 11 Issue 33, p39
Comments on the issues related to the United States' military preparedness for the 21st century, cited by Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Henry Shelton at a congressional hearing. Measurement of aircraft effectiveness; Effects of present ship-building trends to the Navy's number of ships;...
- Mad Bomber in Chief. Lynch, Michael W. // Reason;Feb2001, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p11
Reveals that United States (U.S.) President Bill Clinton set a record for major troop deployments, according to Ivan Eland, author of the study `A Hollow Debate on Military Readiness.' Amount the U.S. spent on armed forces in 1999; Consequence of deployments.
- The shield that would be a threat. // National Catholic Reporter;02/23/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 17, p28
Focuses on the proposed missile defense system for the United States. Possible carriers of nuclear weapons; Reaction of the international communities on the proposal; Cost considerations.
- Readiness up, but slowly. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/6/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 10, p31
Focuses on the slow improvement of military readiness in the United States according to study findings for the period of 1998-1999. Rise in non-mission-capable (NMC) rating; Progress boosted by the Navy's proposed fiscal 2001 increase in spare parts budget.
- US Homeland Defense: Where To Go From Here? Chaisson, Kernan // Journal of Electronic Defense;Mar2002, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p55
Focuses on homeland defense in the U.S. Budget allocation for several defense operations; Suggestion by Congress to make improvements to the intelligence system; Mission of the Department of Defense with respect to homeland defense.
- QDR Short on Details. Chaisson, Kernan // Journal of Electronic Defense;Nov2001, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p15
Reports the submission of the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) 2001 to the Capitol Hill in the United States. Context of QDR; Relevance of the September 11 attack on the QDR makeup; Emphasis of QDR on peacemaking operations.