New defense strategy: Back to the future.

The Obama National Security Team announced a dramatic shift in strategy for our military capability yesterday, and after all the bluster about “reorganizing for 21stcentury threats”, I couldn’t help but be struck by how everything said pointed back in time, not forward.  The center-piece of the strategy is cutting down the size of our Army.  Making it “leaner and more agile”.  No longer will we be structured for “legacy tasks” of stability and support operations or nation-building.  Nope, it’s all about “responding quickly and effectively to a variety of [...]