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Stephanie R. Ahern
Ensuring Prosperity and Security


26 2010
ATMs with no cash. Resourcerich governments unable to pay soldiers’ salaries. Debilitating unemployment and inflation. A decade ago, most U.S. military leaders were unconcerned about solving these issues. Far outside the military’s core competencies, these were someone else’s problem. Today, experience has taught us the complex and potentially caustic nexus of the security and economic realms. We now ignore these matters at our own peril.