The national security strategy provides input to the Secretary of Defense's national defense strategy and quadrennial defense review
The original USAF proposal for 750 F-22 Raptors was reduced to 339 for operational reasons through the Report on the Bottom-Up Review and Report of the Quadrennial Defense Review
after the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.
"This is part of a long-planned drawdown and a multi-year process as part of the quadrennial defense review
. This is an interagency effort and obviously the president has confidence in the army's continued ability to fight and win our nation's wars," White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters.
Even before the 20th CBRNE Command reached full operational capability, the 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review
Report further expanded its mission to serve as the headquarters for a rapidly deployable joint task force for WMD elimination.
The Navigation Plan has highlighted investments in support of DoD's guidance and strategic documents as well as this year's 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review
After the failure of the BUR, congressional efforts to legislate the requirement for the Quadrennial Defense Review
(QDR) reflected, in part, the desire of legislators to institutionalize standardized reporting that could serve as a baseline for long-term defense planning.
It has a strategy laid out in the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review
that could not possibly be executed with its current resources.
In 2010, DHS issued the first Quadrennial Homeland Security Review (QHSR), and it was criticized for not communicating the nation's homeland security priorities, not comparing favorably to the Department of Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review
, and not identifying a budget plan or resources to secure the nation.
Every four years the Pentagon updates its long-term strategic priorities in a Quadrennial Defense Review
(QDR), which offers some insight into how the U.S.
"Our forces will no longer be sized to conduct large-scale prolonged stability operations,'' says the latest Quadrennial Defense Review
. The self-serving premise is that wars can be fought and won quickly, because otherwise budgets don't work.
Bensahel, both senior fellows at the Center for New American Security, the authors of this short but well articulated article, discuss the minimal impact of Secretary of Defense Hagel's recent publication of the Strategic Choices and Management Review (SCMR) on both the upcoming 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review
(QDR) and the QDR's requirement to forecast potential threats to the U.S.