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By Mark Y.D. Wang

ISBN-10: 0833027859

ISBN-13: 9780833027856

In June 1998, U.S. vp Al Gore and the nationwide Partnership for Reinventing govt offered a group of U.S. military logisticians and RAND analysts the Hammer Award in acceptance of an outstanding accomplishment: streamlining military logistics. for many years, the functionality of military logistics fell steadily at the back of most sensible advertisement practices. military mechanics might wait on general a month for spare elements from far away offer depots with a view to fix a down weapon process. this present day a high-velocity, streamlined military provide strategy provides spare elements in part the time it took to bring them simply three years prior. in truth, nowadays it acutally takes much less time to get a spare half from a military offer depot than from a advertisement seller.

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We only propose sound basic security strategy and responsible national and international asset management. THE ORGANIZATION AND CONTENT OF THIS VOLUME This book is divided into three parts: (1) The Global Security Environment; (2) Toward a Forward National Security Strategy; and (3) Where to from Here? We lead off our series of essays with an assessment of the contemporary global security environment. Millett examines the current and future multiplicity of threats and paucity of options that have major impacts on intranational, national, international, and transnational security.

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