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The Best Defense plan for Wednesday

Today is the CNAS annual conference, in which lots of ideas get tossed around. Today may be revealed the future of the defense budget, of American strategy, of American relations with Asia, and more. So instead of the usual thumbsuckers, I plan today to file some reports on what gets said.

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Today is the CNAS annual conference, in which lots of ideas get tossed around. Today may be revealed the future of the defense budget, of American strategy, of American relations with Asia, and more.

So instead of the usual thumbsuckers, I plan today to file some reports on what gets said.

Today is the CNAS annual conference, in which lots of ideas get tossed around. Today may be revealed the future of the defense budget, of American strategy, of American relations with Asia, and more.

So instead of the usual thumbsuckers, I plan today to file some reports on what gets said.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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