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Healing the Wounded Giant : Maintaining Military Preeminence While Cutting the Defense Budget

Author: Michael E O'Hanlon
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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President Barack Obama survived a tenuous economy and a toxic political environment to win re-election in 2012, but the bitter partisan divide in Washington survived as well. So did the country's huge fiscal deficit. in this, the latest in a long line of Brookings Institution analyses of the defense budget, Michael O'Hanlon considers how best to balance national security and fiscal responsibility during a period of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Hanlon, Michael E.
Healing the wounded giant.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2013010929
(OCoLC)823897545
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E O'Hanlon
ISBN: 9780815724865 0815724861 1299557473 9781299557475
OCLC Number: 843880773
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 100 pages) : illustrations
Contents: American defense strategy and grand strategy --
Army and Marine Corps force structure --
Air Force and Navy Force structure --
Modernization --
Nuclear weapons, missile defense, and intelligence --
Military compensation and Pentagon reforms --
Conclusion-and the implications of prolonged sequestration or the equivalent --
Appendix.
Other Titles: Maintaining military preeminence while cutting the defense budget
Responsibility: Michael O'Hanlon.

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Considers how best to balance national security and fiscal responsibility during a period of prolonged economic stress and political acrimony - even as the world remains unsettled, from Afghanistan  Read more...

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