The overall report card is mixed. In the operational dimension of the Defense Department, which its original sponsors considered most pressing, the Goldwater-Nichols Act has been very successful. The act's "business" reforms, however, have not worked. These concerns, which may have been secondary fifteen years ago, are urgent now.
|Author:||Locher, James R., 1946-|
|Publisher:||Naval War College (U.S.)|
|Source:||Naval War College Review (Autumn 2001), v.54 no.4, p.95-115|