Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence

National Security Industrial Base

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The Arsenal of Democracy and How to Preserve It: Key Issues in Defense Industrial Policy

January 26, 2012, MacKenzie Eaglen, Rebecca Grant, Robert P. Haffa, Michael E. O'Hanlon, Peter W. Singer, Martin Sullivan and Barry Watts

The 21st Century Defense Initiative National Security Working Group outlines key issues in defense industrial policy, writing that policymakers must consider such issues as U.S. budgetary challenges, the success and challenges of the defense economy, changing military demands, and the erosion of American manufacturing over the last several decades.

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