Lamb's "National Security Reform" (chapter 5) is a summary of his previous writings advocating specific steps to reform national security decision making
, particularly the NSC system.
It exposes the complexities of national security decision making
with regard to outer space and highlights how the need for secrecy can strain the democratic process.
Course Focuses on National Security Decision making
Barzilai raises fundamental issues beyond the history he chronicles, such as the relative roles of force protection versus mission accomplishment, and the correct role of the president in goal setting; themes that constantly reemerge in national security decision making
Freilich (a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and a former deputy national security advisor to the State of Israel) analyzes national security decision making
in Israel over the past 30 years.
Scher was an associate at the consulting firm of Booz Allen Hamilton where he led efforts to provide assistance to Asian nations improving their defense and national security decision making
Having done so, this article offers an analytical framework for evaluating success and failure of executive national security decision making
during presidential transitions.
Defense Planning," faculty paper, Naval War College, National Security Decision Making
Department, May 15, 2008, 23.
Joan Johnson-Freese, professor and chair of the Department of National Security Decision Making
at the Naval War College, is an expert on the political aspects of space as an important military and commercial environment in which the United States has a critical national-security interest.
He is a graduate of the Naval War College Command and Staff course; National Security Decision Making
course; Strategy and Policy course; and the Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet Senior Naval Reserve Orientation course.
When it comes to creating a space for the contemplation of human costs of policy options in national security decision making
, I thought it was a significant step in the right direction and one that is long overdue.
According to the IAO's own mission statement, the TAO "will imagine, develop, apply, integrate, demonstrate and transition information technologies, components and prototype, closed-loop, information systems that will counter asymmetric threats by achieving total information awareness useful for preemption; national security warning; and national security decision making