Why Change the Military? New Adversaries, New Technologies, and a New Generation of Soldiers

In a World of new threats, faceless enemies, new technologies, and ever-evolving engagements, how will the military attract and retain the Millennial generation, restructure to fight current and future wars more effectively, and equip to empower and protect the individual fighters? Robert D. Kaplan and Admiral Gary Roughead discuss with moderator Lloyd W. Howell, Jr.

Festival: 2008

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