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Author Deni, John R., author.

Title The future of American landpower : does forward presence still matter? The case of the Army in the Pacific / John R. Deni.

Publication Info. Carlisle Barracks, PA : Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War College Press, 2014.


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 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 101.146:P 12    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xi, 56 pages) : illustration, maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
Note "June 2014."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-56).
Contents Introduction -- Change and continuity in the strategic context -- Shifting the strategy -- The challenges of adjusting U.S. overseas posture -- The rationale for a reassessment -- What might a reconfigured Army presence in Asia look like? -- Conclusion.
Summary The time has come for a reappraisal of the U.S. Army's forward presence in East Asia, given the evolving strategic context and the extraordinarily high, recurring costs of deploying U.S. Army forces from the 50 states for increasingly important security cooperation activities across the Indo-Asia-Pacific theater. Without unduly harming America's commitment to deterrence on the Korean peninsula, a reconfigured Army forward presence could help to achieve U.S. objectives throughout the theater more effectively through more regular, longer-duration engagement with critical allies and partners, while reducing the recurring transportation costs associated with today's practice of sending U.S.-based units to conduct most exercises and training events across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Certainly, there are some major challenges involved in reconfiguring the Army's forward presence, but these are not insurmountable. Furthermore, to avoid trying would severely limit the effectiveness and the efficiency of the Army's contribution to broader U.S. national security goals.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (SSI, viewed June 6, 2014).
Subject United States. Army -- Reorganization.
United States. Army. (OCoLC)fst00533532
United States -- Armed Forces -- East Asia.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Pacific Area.
United States -- Military policy -- 21st century.
East Asia -- Strategic aspects.
Pacific Area -- Strategic aspects.
Administrative agencies -- Reorganization. (OCoLC)fst00796798
Armed Forces. (OCoLC)fst00814586
Military policy. (OCoLC)fst01021386
Strategic aspects of individual places. (OCoLC)fst01355062
East Asia. (OCoLC)fst01243628
Pacific Area. (OCoLC)fst01243504
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 2000 - 2099
Added Author Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute, publisher.
Army War College (U.S.). Press, publisher.
Other Form: Print version: Deni, John R. Future of American landpower 1584876182 (OCoLC)881502240
ISBN 1584876182
Gpo Item No. 0307-A-31 (online)
Sudoc No. D 101.146:P 12

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