Author Archive

Jonathan Wong

Jonathan Wong is an assistant policy analyst at the RAND Corporation and a recent graduate of the Pardee RAND Graduate School, where his dissertation examined rapid acquisition policies. He served as a Marine Corps infantryman from 2001 to 2011.

Don’t Learn the Wrong Lessons from Rapid Acquisition

Our enthusiasm must be tempered by an understanding of the wartime circumstances that made it work and the downsides that were accepted.