Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents Volume 112: Discerning President Obamas National…

Hardcover | December 21, 2010

byLovelace Douglas, Kristen E. Boon, Aziz Huq

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Volume 112 of Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents, Discerning President Obama's National Defense Strategy, makes available documents from the first fifteen months of the Obama administration that provide insights into its developing national defense strategy. Included are documentsspecifically relating to the U.S. Department of Defense and the nation's armed forces. Included is the February 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review Report of the Department of Defense, one of the most significant documents providing insight into the defense component of national security. General EditorDouglas Lovelace, an expert in U.S. military matters, elucidates the complexities of military spending and of counter-insurgency tactics.Also included are reports detailing the strategy and performance of government agencies involved in the security effort, such as the Department of Homeland Security. These reports shed light on internal department assessments as well as external evaluations. Finally, strategy documents produced bythe U.S. armed forces describe the national security policy being implemented by the nation's senior military leaders. Researchers will benefit from the focused and comprehensive nature of these reports.

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Volume 112 of Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents, Discerning President Obama's National Defense Strategy, makes available documents from the first fifteen months of the Obama administration that provide insights into its developing national defense strategy. Included are documentsspecifically relating to the U.S. Department of...

Doug Lovelace is the Director of the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College. Earlier in his military career, he worked on national security directives. He holds an MBA degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a JD from Widener School of Law. Kristen E Boon is Director of International Programs at Seton Hall...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:624 pages, 7.28 × 10 × 1.3 inPublished:December 21, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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PrefaceIntroductionA. Department of Defense's Strategy and programs ReviewCommentary by Douglas C. Lovelace, Jr., Esq.: 1. Quadrennial Defense Review Report, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense, February 1, 20102. United States Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Overview, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller), Department of Defense, February 2010B. Department of Homeland Security Strategy and Program ReviewCommentary by Douglas C. Lovelace, Jr., Esq: 3. Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Report: A Strategic Framework for a Secure Homeland, Janet Napolitano, United States Department of Homeland Security, February 20104. Use of Physical Security Performance Measures Al Qaeda in Iraq: Assessment and Outside Links, The Interagency Security Committee, United States Department of Homeland Security, 2009C. Emerging U.S. Armed Forces StrategiesCommentary by Douglas C. Lovelace, Jr., Esq: 5. Capstone Concept for Joint Operations, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael G. Mullen, Washington, D.C., 15 January 20096. 2010 Joint Operating Environment, United States Joint Forces Command, General J.N. Mattis, Norfolk, VA, February 18, 20107. Speech given by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael G. Mullen at Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas, March 3, 20108. 2010 The Army Capstone Concept (ACC), subtitled Operating Under Conditions of Uncertainty and Complexity in an Era of Persistent Conflict, Department of the Army Training and Doctrine Command, General Martin E. Dempsey, Fort Monroe, VA, 21 December 2009Subject Index