Friday, August 15, 2008

"It's all about balance," - Dr. Thomas Mahnken

reiterating what Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said upon releasing the 2008 National Defense Strategy. Dr. Mahnken, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, joined us today on the DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable to discuss the 2008 NDS and its emphasis on balancing planning and resources between traditional warfare and irregular warfare.

On the call with us was Andrew Lubin of Get the Gouge, Jim Dolbow of the Unofficial Coast Guard Blog, Jason Sigger of the Armchair Generalist, Paul McCleary of Ares, Colin Clark with DoD Buzz, and Greg Grant of NextGov.

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