The Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR), accompanied by the defense budget for fiscal year 2007, is now complete and has been dispatched to Congress. But this milestone does not so much mark the end of a long and rigorous process as it signals the beginning of a much lengthier and even more difficult period of executing and implementing the directions set by the QDR. Furthermore, as we will see, four external factors will also largely influence the shape and breadth of America's future military capability.
Firing on the Up Roll: Unanswered Questions
By Harlan Ullman