U.S. Allies

Veteran Disability Compensation and the Army Profession: Good Intentions Gone Awry

Authors: Dr. Leonard Wong, Dr. Stephen J. Gerras  Previous studies analyzing disability compensation have decried its $76 billion annual budget or warned of its perverse ability to incentivize veterans not to work. This study focuses on the impact of this moral hazard on the US Army profession. If soldiers continue to capitalize on an extremely …

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A Hard Look at Hard Power: Assessing the Defense Capabilities of Key U.S. Allies and Security Partners

Author: Mr Gary J Schmitt Since World War II, a key element of America’s grand strategy has been its worldwide network of strategic allies and partners. The network has provided the United States an invaluable global presence, enhanced deterrence against adversaries and, when called upon, provided men and materiel to help fight wars. However, following …

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