In July, the White House issued the Presidential Executive Order on Assessing and Strengthening the Manufacturing and Defense Industrial Base and Supply Chain Resiliency of the United States. The recommendations stemming from this order are supposed to be completed by April 2018, but work is well underway, and it may be wrapped up sooner. Although it is not clear how broad a look this assessment will take, it’s high time the U.S. (and other countries) consider their capacities to ...

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