RAND Analysis: No Easy Solution To Air Force Need For Asian Bases

By Adam J. Hebert / August 20, 2002 at 5:00 AM
The Asia-Pacific region continues to pose an access challenge for the Air Force because the United States lacks basing options for military operations in the region -- a problem with no easy solution, according to a new report issued by RAND. The Air Force should therefore pursue a multifaceted approach to securing access that includes building up facilities on domestic territory and pursuing improved access to bases on foreign soil, RAND says. To that end, the United States should seek...

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