JFCOM Study Examines Potential Military Challenges Over Next 25 Years

/ December 3, 2008 at 5:00 AM
Dec. 3, 2008 -- Over the next 25 years, the world is likely to see a global military buildup, increased tensions surrounding the demand for natural resources and a further need for the United States to create partnerships with other countries, according to a U.S. Joint Forces Command study. The unreleased 2008 paper is called the Joint Operating Environment, or JOE for short, and it describes the future operating environment for the U.S. armed forces by presenting possible "trends, shocks,...

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