AirSea Battle: The Military-Industrial Complex’s Self-Serving Fantasy

AirSea Battle is an exercise in spending fantastic amounts of U.S. taxpayer dollars in certain congressional districts. This is the only reason it flourishes…
We have no serious leadership in Washington. Strategic thinking has been completely eliminated in the quest for program-preserving rationales.

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Nice Washington Postpiece (by Greg Jaffe, of course) on the great COIN counterattack that is the Pentagon’s AirSea Battle.

As scenario work goes, what the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Analysis has done in its war-games has to rank right up there with the most egregiously implausible efforts ever made to justify arms build-ups.

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Decades of walking the path of the warrior in service to noble ideals leaves one, well...jaded.
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