March 1, 2008  

Reshaping the Pentagon

In this two-part call for a radically new approach to the U.S. national security system, Frank Hoffman makes the case that it’s not dollars the Pentagon lacks; it’s strategic thinking about how to use those dollars.

U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., is spearheading an effort to restructure the Pentagon — and is seeking reform ideas and suggestions from AFJ readers. As chairman of the new bipartisan Panel on Roles and Missions committee, Cooper lays out the group’s goals and explains why the panel wants to hear from all ranks, not just general officers.

This is your chance to shape the future: To submit your thoughts and comments, go to http://armedforcesjournal.com/forums.