The Pentagon's Balancing Act: A Special Address by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Publication Date: June 2008

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Michael G. Mullen

Research Area: Military and defense

Keywords: National security

Type: Speech

Coverage: United States


U.S. military challenges are highlighted by incredible uncertainty about the future and the incredibly dangerous time that we're living in. It's a very delicate balance between requirements in Iraq, requirements in Afghanistan, the health of the force, and global requirements.