A Force for the Future

A Force For the Future The U.S. won the cold war and faces no serious foreign adversary. So why are Bush and Clinton seeking only marginal cuts in a Pentagon budget that will still top $1 trillion over five years? Instead, why not start from the bottom and tailor America's military to its true mission -- and bring home a real peace dividend?

The world's only superpower. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, the U.S. can lay claim to that title. And the Bush Administration, like the Pentagon's professional warriors, aims to keep it. "We need to speak up for...