Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

Panetta Urges Congress to Undo Auto-Sequestration of the Military and Approve BRAC (Base Realignment and Closures)

WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta urged Congress to undo an automatic $500 billion cut to defense spending due to go into effect next year, and made his case for two new rounds of military base realignments and closures. … Continue reading

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Can Anyone Really Stop Iran from going Nuclear?

Deterrence Misapplied: Challenges in Containing a Nuclear Iran In this working paper for the Council on Foreign Relations, Frederick W. Kagan examines the deterrence model from a theoretical and historical perspective and assesses whether a nuclear Islamic Republic of Iran … Continue reading

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