DOD Begins QDR Without Red Team, Increasing Attention On NDP

By Christopher J. Castelli / September 25, 2013 at 7:17 PM
The Defense Department has not created a "red team" to challenge assumptions and analysis in the Quadrennial Defense Review, fueling speculation that it might instead seek critiques from a congressionally chartered panel that will assess the QDR as it unfolds. In both the 2006 and 2010 QDRs, the Office of Net Assessment, led by Andrew Marshall, played a leading role in red teams that provided alternative analysis to the defense secretary. But so far, there are no plans to repeat...

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