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Colonel John A. Mauk is a member of the U.S. Army War College faculty. He is a field artillery officer and an operations research analyst who most recently served on the Army Staff in the G-3 and as a Military Assistant to the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for Operations Research. He has also served as a strategist on the Multi-National Force–Iraq Headquarters Staff in the U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, in 2006. He is currently researching the national security policy formulation process and developing a risk-based decision support framework for U.S. security policy formulation. Colonel Mauk is a 2010 graduate of the U.S. Army War College.
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December 21, 2010
Authored by Colonel John A. Mauk.
This paper explores a risk-based approach to a strategically balanced force that assesses alternative postures and the viability of competing force concepts in mitigating national risk in a resource-constrained environment. This assessment also examines alternate definitions of balance and the continued relevance of U.S. conventional capabilities and nuclear deterrence.