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Over the Horizon: Britain's Defense Cuts and U.S. Security

Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010

To kick off this weekly column, which will focus on national security, I thought I'd begin by introducing myself. My name is Robert Farley, and I work as an assistant professor at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky. I write at Information Dissemination and Lawyers, Guns and Money, and have published defense-related work in several magazines. My focus is on military doctrine, maritime affairs, airpower, and anti-submarine warfare.

In particular, I am most interested in defense policymaking in the United States and the United Kingdom, which makes today a great day to start a column on national security: The United Kingdom is facing a fiscal crisis that will force drastic cuts to its defense budget, and depending on where those cuts are made, they could have a major impact on U.S. national security. ...

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