September 24, 2013  

ASB gets underway | Response to Fox | War in brief

Michael Hoffman and Kris Osborn report that “Navy and Air Force personnel with the AirSea Battle office are in the early phases of putting some substance to the concept.” (DoD Buzz via Wings Over Iraq)

Warnings that the Budget Control Act will harm military readiness are overstated, says former Assistant SecDef Lawrence Korb in a response to Christine Fox, former director of the Pentagon’s Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation office. (Defense News)

Check out the winners of this War on the Rocks contest: The American Way of War in 25 words or less.

Warlord’s Quote of the Day

“You may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. … You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.” — Winston Churchill

Contributed by Dean Cheng, a Research Fellow on Chinese military and security affairs at the Heritage Foundation. From a list compiled by the Warlord Loop, a private email forum for national security experts.

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