October 29, 2012

Can America Afford a 'Pivot' to the Pacific?

Douglas Macgregor, Time

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The strategic goals and priorities the next President sets will decide what national security strategy America's military executes. But setting specific goals is critical if the pivot is to happen. When there is no coherent strategy, military action is shaped primarily by the military capability to act, not by attainable military and political objectives or the concrete interests that define them.

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TAGGED: China, Asia, 2012, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, United States


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