The Future of Power Projection

09/13/2010
SLD's New Monthly Column [caption id="attachment_10860" align="alignleft" width="115" caption=" Dr. Robbin Laird"][/caption] Starting this month, "Second Line of Defense" will start a monthly column on the future of power projection.  Robbin Laird and Ed Timperlake will anchor the column, which include occasional analytical pieces by our regular contributors as well…

The Case for New Programs in a Period of Defense Transition: The Naval UCAS Case

09/17/2009
9/17/09: The United States and its allies are in the midst of a significant financial downturn with serious consequences for defense acquisition. The “contingency operation” in Afghanistan and the “withdrawal” from Iraq both generate severe budgetary pressures and emphasize force acquisition priorities most appropriate to those operations. And the “withdrawal”…