Security Studies Program Seminar

Analytical Tools for the Next Quadrennial Defense Review

Christopher Wright
National Security Studies Fellow
Johns Hopkins University

October 29, 2008

Why do we conduct a Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)?

Congressional Direction for the QDR

National Defense Strategy Reviews

What comes out? Do they matter?

Analytic methods

Suggestions for a future QDR


Rapporteur: Miranda Priebe

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