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Kori Schake

Kori Schake

Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Kori Schake is a fellow at the Hoover Institution, where she is writing a book about the American experience as a rising power from 1840-1921.  She has worked in the Pentagon's Joint Staff, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council, and the State Department's office of policy planning.  During the 2008 presidential election, she was a senior policy advisor to the McCain-Palin campaign  She previously held the distinguished chair in international security studies at the U.S. Military Academy, and taught in the faculties of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs.  She blogs for Shadow Government at Foreign Policy.  Her most recent book is State of Disrepair: Fixing the Culture and Practices of the State Department (2012).

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The current international order provides an opportunity for U.S. policymakers to put the defense budget in order, and the long- term federal budget outlook makes seizing this opportunity essential.

Friday, February 1, 2013

It's hard not to despair about the irresponsibility of politicians in Congress, the White House, and the Pentagon (suited and uniformed) watching the FY2014 budget process unfold.

Friday, April 12, 2013

The odds are slim that Hagel will become a strong and capable secretary. In order to boost the odds of his success, he quickly needs to send signals throughout the organization that he can command respect.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Discussion of budget proposals by co-authors Admiral Gary Roughhead and Kori Schake (misspelled in transcript) and Cindy Williams.

Friday, February 22, 2013