TERRORISM: COMMENTARY ON SECURITY DOCUMENTS VOLUME 137: The Obama Administration's Second Term National Security Strategy

TERRORISM: COMMENTARY ON SECURITY DOCUMENTS VOLUME 137: The Obama Administration's Second Term National Security Strategy

by Douglas Lovelace

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Overview

Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents is a series that provides primary source documents and expert commentary on various topics relating to the worldwide effort to combat terrorism, as well as efforts by the United States and other nations to protect their national security interests. Volume 137, The Obama Administration's Second Term National Security Strategy, provides insight into the national security strategy pursued by the Obama administration, during its second term.

The documents included in this volume include the Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review, an assessment of the Department of Defense's strategy for operating in cyberspace, assessments of the ramifications of reducing the size and capabilities of the U.S. Army, and reports on naval irregular warfare and special operations forces.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199351084
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/14/2015
Series: Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author



Douglas Lovelace, Jr., is the Director of the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College. Earlier in his military career, he worked on national security directives. He holds an MBA degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a J.D. from Widener School of Law.

Table of Contents



Preface

Commentary by Douglas C. Lovelace, Jr

DOCUMENT NO. 1: Quadrennial Defense Review 2014, United States Department of Defense, Washington, D.C., March 4, 2014

DOCUMENT NO. 2: The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) and Defense Strategy: Issues for Congress, CRS Report No. R43403, Catherine Dale, February 24, 2014

DOCUMENT NO. 3: Army Strategic Planning Guidance, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C., 2014

DOCUMENT NO. 4: Remarks by the President at the United States Military Academy Commencement Ceremony, Barack Obama, West Point, New York, May 28, 2014

DOCUMENT NO. 5: Army Drawdown and Restructuring: Background and Issues for Congress, CRS Report No. R42493, Andrew Feickert, February 28, 2014

DOCUMENT NO. 6: Statement by the Honorable John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and General Raymond T. Odierno, Chief of Staff, United States Army, before the Committee on Armed Services, United States House of Representatives, Second Session, 113th Congress, on the Posture of the United States Army, Washington, D.C., March 25, 2014

DOCUMENT NO. 7: U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress, CRS Report No. RS21048, Andrew Feickert, May 8, 2014

DOCUMENT NO. 8: Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress, CRS Report No. RS22373, Ronald O'Rourke, June 5, 2014

DOCUMENT NO. 9: An Assessment of the Department of Defense Strategy for Operating in Cyberspace, Thomas M. Chen, United States Army War College Press, September 2013

DOCUMENT NO. 10: Security Assistance Reform: "Section 1206": Background and Issues for Congress, CRS Report No. RS22855, Nina M. Serafino, April 4, 2014

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