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4:48AM

Vision for the Long War Finds a Home

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For close to a decade now I've been roaming the world, delivering in Johnny Appleseed fashion a message that I refined just after 9/11 for the secretary of defense's Office of Force Transformation: The world's core powers must develop a systemic approach to postwar and post-disaster coalition interventions inside what I call the "Non-Integrated Gap," by which I mean those countries and regions least connected to globalization. This vision encompasses the so-called "whole of government" approach, but extends it vigorously to also include the private sector, based on the knowledge that jobs are the only exit strategy.

Continue reading this week's New Rules column at WPR.

Reader Comments (2)

Note that I got credit for the photo off my BB Storm.
March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTom Barnett
Tom, as always great column, and some good news. The center looks amazing and as Liz Lemon of 30 Rock says, " I want to go to there".
March 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDavid Sutton

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