Recognition, Decision, and Assembly: Next Steps for Allied Military Mobility

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Recognition, Decision, and Assembly: Next Steps for Allied Military Mobility

 
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February 20, 2020
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On Thursday, February 20, CEPA hosted a panel discussion on the challenges facing allied military mobility, featuring insights from CEPA's LTG (Ret.) Ben Hodges, Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies and Marta Kepe, Defense Analyst for the RAND Corporation. The conversation was moderated by CEPA Editor-in-Chief and Senior Fellow Donald N. Jensen.

Military mobility is essential to deterrence, but it is still largely underappreciated in the transatlantic policymaking community. In Europe in particular, addressing this challenge has immediate practical significance. Demonstrating that NATO and EU countries can move as fast or faster than potential adversaries greatly reduces the risk of adversarial miscalculation leading to conflict. Further, military mobility also provides political leaders with more options – beyond retaking lost territory. If military mobility helps safeguard peace and security on the European continent, how can we improve it?

LTG (Ret.) Ben Hodges and Marta Kepe considered: what are the next steps toward strengthening Alliance mobility; what are the strengths and weaknesses that exist in Allied capabilities; and what should Allies be investing in to increase collective defense?

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LTG (Ret.) Ben Hodges

Donald N. Jensen