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Defense Budget Cuts
Farid Ghadry Conference Call
JINSA in the Media
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Defense Budget Cuts and the Implications for America's War Fighting Capabilities

Pentagon As the U.S. contemplates the most significant reductions to the defense budget in the post-World War II era, JINSA asked a cross section of its military advisors to analyze the proposed cuts and comment on their specifics. The analysis includes former officers from all five branches of the U.S. armed forces and examines the impact proposed budget cuts will have on America's war fighting capabilities. JINSA Visiting Fellow, Peter Huessy, provides the introduction essay.

Farid Ghadry, Co-founder of The Reform Party of Syria, Discusses the Current Situation in Syria

Syrian Conference Call On February 22, 2012, Farid Ghadry, co-founder of The Reform Party of Syria, briefed JINSA members via conference call on the situation in Syria. Mr. Ghadry discussed a post-Assad Syria including the role of Islamists in the civil war, prospects for sectarian violence, and anticipated changes in Syrian foreign policy.

Click here to listen to the conference call

JINSA in the Media

This month, JINSA received some excellent media coverage! Click the links below to see JINSA's work in various media outlets.

NewspapersArticle about JINSA's Defense Budget Cuts Analysis Appears Online in The Weekly Standard, 2/22/12

JINSA's Analysis of Defense Cuts Appears in Politico's Morning Defense Briefing, 2/17/12

Article on JINSA's Analysis of Defense Cuts Appears in JTA, 2/23/12

JointMedia News Service Interviews New JINSA Executive Director

Article About JINSA's New Executive Director Larry Greenfield Appears in the LA Jewish Journal, 2/8/12

Blog Post Authored by Policy Director Jim Colbert Reposted in Infosec Island, 2/6/2012  

JINSA Holds First Cabinet Meetings of 2012 in New York and Los Angeles

On February 1, the JINSA New York Cabinet hosted Lt. Commander Leif Babin, who recently left active duty with the U.S. Navy SEALs. On February 2, the JINSA Los Angeles Cabinet kicked off 2012 with a briefing by Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal.

Click here to read about Leif Babin in New York

Click here to read about Bret Stephens in Los Angeles 

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