The Pentagon is primed for the perfect storm as operational, budgetary, manpower and transformation crises converge. One of the early indicators of this pending collision is the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR), which critics say has shifted from a blueprint for military transition to management of minor changes to future programs. The Office of Management and Budget has let it be known it will resist additional supplemental funding to pay for the war in Iraq (although it may be ...

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