Ashton B. Carter and Michèle Flournoy on the Defense Strategic Review
January 5, 2012
Featuring: Ashton B. Carter, on leave from the Belfer Center Board of Directors to serve as deputy secretary of defense, and Michèle Flournoy, undersecretary of defense for policy and a former Belfer Center International Security Program research fellow
Topic: Defense Strategic Review
Ashton B. Carter and Michèle Flournoy participated in a briefing on January 5, 2012 on the new defense strategy, which was announced by President Barack Obama earlier in the day.
“‘We don’t just want to give everything a haircut,’ Carter said. Some capabilities of the past will have ‘more than their share’ of cuts in order to make way for technologies of the future, he said.”