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Dan Patt

Adjunct Fellow, Hudson Institute

Dan Patt is an Adjunct Fellow at the Hudson Center for Defense Concepts and Technology.
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To Deter China, Relearn The Lost Art of Dissuasion

Threats of denial or punishment will not deter a peer adversary fighting at home.

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Fix the Pacific Deterrence Fund—and the Deeper Problem It Reveals

The military services are organized for efficient force development, not warfighting.

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The Pentagon Needs Budget Agility to Compete with China

It can take two or more years to shift funding from a failing program. That’s more than a money problem.

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The Post-Pandemic Military Will Need to Improvise

We don’t mean Pentagon-style “innovation.” We mean like the chefs on the reality show “Chopped.”