Best Defense

Thomas E. Ricks' daily take on national security.

A Best Defense essay contest: What is the first step the U.S. military should take do to adjust to the Information Age?

Sure, everyone has ideas. But let’s prioritize. What is the single most important thing the U.S. military should do to adjust to the emerging realities of the Information Age?

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Sure, everyone has ideas. But let’s prioritize. What is the single most important thing the U.S. military should do to adjust to the emerging realities of the Information Age?

Please hold your thoughts to 750 words or less. Send them to the e-mail address over on the right, under that ugly drawing of me. Please send by the end of this month, and I will begin running them next month.

 

Sure, everyone has ideas. But let’s prioritize. What is the single most important thing the U.S. military should do to adjust to the emerging realities of the Information Age?

Please hold your thoughts to 750 words or less. Send them to the e-mail address over on the right, under that ugly drawing of me. Please send by the end of this month, and I will begin running them next month.

As with the last contest, I will select the best entries and run them in Best Defense. Then we’ll vote. Gold medal winner gets an autographed copy of one of my books.

Photo credit: Pixabay.com

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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