The future of war (no. 26): Where are the professional military voices in New America's project on the future of war?
By Maj. Matt Cavanaugh, U.S. Army Best Defense Future of War essay contest entry
Though New America is doing great service by leading some much-needed public discussion, its "Future of War" project is seriously flawed. It's not who New America selected for the team. The named panel includes two superstars from the world of academia, law, and policy, plus an innovative technology thinker, and two journalists who likely have spent more time in interesting combat zones than the vast majority of military officers currently in uniform.