Draft Quadrennial Defense Review Report Focuses on 'Long War,' New Capabilities

By Jason Sherman / January 22, 2006 at 5:00 AM
The Defense Department's new blueprint for the U.S. armed forces calls for modest changes to both conventional and strategic forces, a range of new capabilities to deal with terrorist networks as well as potential major adversaries like China, and a host of reforms to the defense bureaucracy that could significantly alter how the Pentagon acquires new weapon systems, according to a draft of the 2005 Quadrennial Defense Review obtained by InsideDefense.com . To improve proficiency against terrorist networks in what...

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