The Future of War (#1904)
The U.S. Army is experiencing an identity crisis brought on by the end of the Cold War. As it heads into the 21st century, the nation's largest service is struggling to keep pace with new technology and new enemies. Faced with increasing global tasks, the army must choose its course wisely, as the outcome of wars fought decades from now are being decided today. FRONTLINE examines the internal debate waging inside the nation's largest service to ask how we will pay for the new weapons and force needed to fight the next war. [56 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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