Future of the U.S. Military
Nov 22, 2005
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A panel discussion was held on the future of the U.S. military and irregular warfare. Among the topics panelists discussed were global security issues; irregular warfare tactics and strategy; and the challenges facing the .. Read More
A panel discussion was held on the future of the U.S. military and irregular warfare. Among the topics panelists discussed were global security issues; irregular warfare tactics and strategy; and the challenges facing the U.S. military responses to future threats. Major General Lambert, former commander of the U.S. Army Special Forces as well as former commandant of the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, used a PowerPoint presentation during his discussion on nuanced warfare. Following their remarks, the panelists responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. Mr. Peterson moderated the panel.
Other members of the panel included Linda Robinson, the author of Masters of Chaos: The Secret History of the Special Forces, published by PublicAffairs, and recipient of the 2004 Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize for Reporting on National Defense; Major James A. Gavrilis, U.S. Army Special Forces officer currently assigned to Joint Staff, Pentagon, who served two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom while assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group; Daniel Benjamin, co-author of The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right, published by Times Books; and Clark A. Murdock, principal author of Improving the Practice of National Security Strategy: A New Approach for the Post-Cold War World, published by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), and lead investigator of the CSIS Beyond Goldwater-Nichols Study.