Speed of global security 'events' has Army questioning its organization

February 19, 2016 at 4:44 PM
As global events affecting U.S. national security unfold increasingly quickly, the Army has begun wondering if its organizational principles have kept pace, according to service officials. The Army's response time to a given theater abroad has slowed as many troops have returned from forward stations during recent decades. At the same time, crises, like Russia's interference in Ukraine or China's rapid construction of islands in its environs and the deployment of missiles on them, a U.S. Army sitting mostly at...

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