May 1, 2017
Please answer one of the three following questions. Send your answer to Dr. Farley by 3:15pm.
- China has just launched a new aircraft carrier. What does this tell us about China’s long-range strategic intentions? How should this affect US planning in the Asia-Pacific?
- The United States has, for roughly the last seventy years, made reform of the military procurement process a priority. What are the obstacles to this reform? What reforms are within reach, and what can these reforms accomplish?
- The US military continues to muddle through technological transformation in piecemeal fashion. What are the biggest technology-driven changes on the horizon? Is the US military organizationally well-prepared to manage them?