Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents: Volume 137

Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents: Volume 137

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Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents is a series that provides primary source documents and expert commentary on various topics relating to the worldwide effort to combat terrorism, as well as efforts by the United States and other nations to protect their national security interests.Volume 137, The Obama Administration's Second Term National Security Strategy, provides insight into the national security strategy pursued by the Obama administration, during its second term. The documents included in this volume include the Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review, an assessment of the Department of Defense's strategy for operating in cyberspace, assessments of the ramifications of reducing the size and capabilities of the U.S. Army, and reports on navalirregular warfare and special operations forces.If sequestration-level cuts are re-imposed in 2016, the active-duty Army would have to draw down to an end strength of 420, 000 soldiers. ... Ia#39;m mindful that many in the Guard and Reserve community and in Congress have argued that the reserve component should be protected from cuts because they provide more troops at lower cost. ... The Active Army will transfer Blackhawk helicopters to the National Guard, where they will bolster the Guarda#39;s needed capabilities in areas likeanbsp;...

Title:Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents: Volume 137
Author:Douglas C. Lovelace (Jr.)
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 2015-04-14


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