Modernizing National Defense

Jim Arkedis moderated a roundtable discussion on the use of power. Topics included
what the state of the U.S. military should be in… read more

Jim Arkedis moderated a roundtable discussion on the use of power. Topics included

what the state of the U.S. military should be in the 21st century, purpose and

strategy in Afghanistan, updating the tradition of liberal internationalism, and when to use force or work through the United Nations. Following the discussion,

Representative Ellen Tauscher talked about nuclear proliferation and responded to questions from the audience.

Col. Hammes is the author of The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century, published by Zenith Press. Reza Aslan is the author of No God but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, published by Random House. Derek Chollet is the co-author of America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11, published by PublicAffairs. 

“Modernizing the Instruments of American Power” was the second roundtable of the Progressive Policy Institute Forum, “Where Progressives Stand on National Security.” close

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Sep 13, 2008

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