In what may be his last act to shape defense authorizations, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) is pulling out all the stops to remake the Pentagon. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is advancing a National Defense Authorization Act for 2017 that would make more sweeping changes to the Defense Department than any since the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act, which imposed “joint-ness” across the command structure of the U.S. military and concentrated authority over major ...

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