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Esper Starts Setting Up DoD-Wide ‘Night Court’

Posted by Paul McLeary on

Over the past several weeks Esper has held a series of internal reviews at the Pentagon, in which offices outline programs they’re working on. Those are cross-checked with other parts of the Defense Department to see if there’s duplication of effort.

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Bad Idea: Easy Savings from DoD Management Reform

Posted by Mark Cancian on

                We’re partnering with the Center for Strategic and International Studies to bring you their fab Bad Ideas series through the Christmas holiday season. They produced three today. This is the second. Mark Cancian, also a member of the Breaking Defense Board of Contributors, pens a fine piece… Keep reading →

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Hagel’s Budget: Where’s The Beef In Reform Efforts, Weapons Buys?

Posted by Mackenzie Eaglen on

In a town full of hot air, speeches are a dime a dozen. But money still talks. So let’s compare the new Secretary of Defense’s policy agenda to his first proposed budget. While Leon Panetta, his predecessor, mostly built this budget, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel owns it now and has already spent a considerable amount… Keep reading →

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