Terrorism, Iraq and Afghanistan Wars Challenge DOD Modus Operandi

Carafano, James Jay
January 2010
Veterans' Vision;2010, p14
The article discusses the challenge posed by terrorism and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to the military operations of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Figures show the defense spending of the U.S. during World War I as compared to the cost of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Emphasis is given on the need to address the structure of personnel compensation and business practices. It suggests the Congress to produce savings and to reinvest savings to maintain military readiness.


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