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Strategy and Global Politics, Thursdays at Four, March 26, 2015.

Strategy and Global Politics

Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 4:00pm
Northrop — Crosby Seminar Room (240)

Discussion with Michael Linick and Ronald Krebs.

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Michael Linick is a retired Army Colonel with extensive experience in the areas of understanding and managing change in force structure, in force development and equipping processes, in understanding the Army as an institution, and in linking strategy to force requirements and capabilities. Key positions included managing the Army’s Total Army Analysis process, managing the Army’s force structure and requirements demands as the Chief of Force Management in both OEF and OIF, and writing the Army’s first equipping strategy. As of March 2015, he is Senior International Defense Research Analyst at the RAND Corporation, where he continues his emphasis on understanding the linkages between strategy, resources, and organizational design.

Ronald Krebs, Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota, conducts research at the juncture of international relations and comparative politics, with particular interests in the origins and consequences of international conflict and military service and in language and politics. He is the author of Fighting for Rights: Military Service and the Politics of Citizenship (Cornell University Press, 2006), and is co-editor of In War’s Wake: International Conflict and the Fate of Liberal Democracy (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Linick and Krebs were interviewed by the Bat of Minerva. Krebs also published an article in Foreign Affairs on Delusions of Grand Strategy.

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