Dan Goure

Lexington Institute

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Vice President of the Lexington Institute, a defense think-tank in Arlington, Virginia; former Director of the Pentagon's Office of Strategic Competitiveness in the first Bush Administration

Dan Goure on KCRW

The Cold War is over, and even the commander of America’s nuclear forces says an atomic attack by Russia is “hardly worth discussing.”

Are America’s Aging Nuclear Weapons Worth Restoring?

The Cold War is over, and even the commander of America’s nuclear forces says an atomic attack by Russia is “hardly worth discussing.”

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More than 15 years in the making, the F-35 striker jet still has trouble landing on wet runways.

The F-35 Striker Jet and Pork Barrel Politics

More than 15 years in the making, the F-35 striker jet still has trouble landing on wet runways.

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President Obama's goal of a world without nuclear weapons is a long way off.  The  Nuclear Posture Review , announced yesterday, is a new strategy for America's existing arsenal.

Obama Charts Middle Path on Nuclear Arms

President Obama's goal of a world without nuclear weapons is a long way off.  The Nuclear Posture Review , announced yesterday, is a new strategy for America's existing arsenal.

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