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The Resource Changes ahead : future directions for the U.S. overseas military presence, Richard L. Kugler ; prepared for the U.S. Air Force by RAND's Project Air Force

Changes ahead : future directions for the U.S. overseas military presence, Richard L. Kugler ; prepared for the U.S. Air Force by RAND's Project Air Force

Label
Changes ahead : future directions for the U.S. overseas military presence
Title
Changes ahead
Title remainder
future directions for the U.S. overseas military presence
Statement of responsibility
Richard L. Kugler ; prepared for the U.S. Air Force by RAND's Project Air Force
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
U.S. military forces stationed abroad play vital roles. As regional political and military dynamics shift, so too will the United States need to adjust its overseas military posture to accommodate new objectives and missions in new places. In general, that posture will need to become more flexible and more expeditionary, covering a wider array of challenges and broader geographic areas. Such changes can be unsettling to accomplish and may even worry allies and friends. Yet the United States cannot adequately reassure foreign countries with an outdated force posture. Planning for these changes should not be based on marginal adjustments to arbitrary manpower levels but should assess strategic objectives, missions, and requirements before considering the implications for manpower, units, activities, and money. This planning also should establish coherent goals and orderly means of reaching them, rather than muddle along in incremental ways that lack direction or can be blown off course by the shifting political winds. This study offers eight options that can be used to help guide thinking and planning for the coming era of change
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Kugler, Richard L
Dewey number
358.4/1357
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Project Air Force (U.S.)
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Military planning
  • National security
  • United States
Label
Changes ahead : future directions for the U.S. overseas military presence, Richard L. Kugler ; prepared for the U.S. Air Force by RAND's Project Air Force
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"MR-956-AF."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The Impact of Future International Conditions on the U.S. Overseas Presence
  • 37
  • Chapter 4
  • New Purposes and Geography for U.S. Overseas Presence
  • 59
  • Chapter 5
  • Toward Different and Better Forces
  • 95
  • Chapter 6
  • Options for future U.S. Overseas Presence
  • Figures
  • 139
  • ix
  • Tables
  • xi
  • Chapter 2
  • Current U.S. Overseas Presence
  • 7
  • Chapter 3
Control code
ocm47009421
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 174 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585358390
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47009421
Label
Changes ahead : future directions for the U.S. overseas military presence, Richard L. Kugler ; prepared for the U.S. Air Force by RAND's Project Air Force
Publication
Note
"MR-956-AF."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The Impact of Future International Conditions on the U.S. Overseas Presence
  • 37
  • Chapter 4
  • New Purposes and Geography for U.S. Overseas Presence
  • 59
  • Chapter 5
  • Toward Different and Better Forces
  • 95
  • Chapter 6
  • Options for future U.S. Overseas Presence
  • Figures
  • 139
  • ix
  • Tables
  • xi
  • Chapter 2
  • Current U.S. Overseas Presence
  • 7
  • Chapter 3
Control code
ocm47009421
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 174 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585358390
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47009421

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