Decision-making for defense

  • 83 Pages
  • 3.51 MB
  • English
University of California Press , Berkeley, CA
United States -- Defe
Statementby Charles J. Hitch.
SeriesThe H. Rowan Gaither lectures in systems science
LC ClassificationsUA"23"H52
The Physical Object
Pagination83 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20389406M

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Chu and Nurith Berstein Defense is, for all nations, at the heart of national security. All nations face a common set of choices—what decisions must be made, who will make them, how resources will be allocated, and what invest-ments will be made. At one level up, nations have to decide what.

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