Given changes in the global, technology, and information environments, competition for maritime security, a high quality workforce, improved acquisition processes, and resourcing stability continues to intensify. And while readiness is of utmost concern at the moment, hopes for a more capable fleet remain, as does the need to modernize.
On April 27, the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings hosted an event focused on the coming priorities for the U.S. Navy. Admiral John Richardson, chief of naval operations, opened with remarks before turning to a discussion with Brookings Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon.
Chief of Naval Operations - United States Navy
Director of Research - Foreign Policy
Co-Director - Africa Security Initiative
The Sydney Stein, Jr. Chair
Philip H. Knight Chair in Defense and Strategy
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Many will find [military leaders' promises to adhere to a policy of non-interference] difficult to believe because ultimately, the reason that Khan lost power in April is that he had fallen out with the military. The outlook for Pakistan is political instability until the next election, whenever it is held.