Rebalance, Reform, and Enhance

afghanistan_rectThe Project for Defense Alternatives outlines their vision for maintaining a strong military while reducing Pentagon spending by $560 billion over the next ten years and shrinking the military by 20%.  At the heart of this rebalance is the realization that America must move away from its Cold War defense posture.  The Pentagon should be less concerned with preparing for war with the Soviet Union and more concerned with facing our real 21st century threats.  We must focus military power on traditional defense, deterrence, and crisis response; and rely on modular upgrades to dependable weapons systems utilizing proven technologies.

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