A brief look at the QDR
Well I’m in the wonderful
After reading the QDR it seems that the Department of Defense has learned from some of its mistakes over the past 30 years and also realized what some of our strengths are in the twenty first century. The QDR has two main points, changing the capabilities of our military and changing the way we fight wars and conflicts. To that end the DOD will continue with the downsizing of the
The QDR 2001 required the
The new Capabilities- based system will eliminate threat-based planning. Instead the
The new QDR has many interesting points and topics for debate, such as the “anticipatory measures,” partnerships portion of the QDR, for those of you not going to read it, its the part that I mentioned about managing rising powers. It does look like it will be an interesting decade for the military.
The QDR report and supporting materials are available on the Defense Department Web site.