Trying to solve the defense industry supply chain crunch

October 16, 2022

The war in Ukraine and tensions with China have exacerbated a military supply chain that was already stretched thin. Can the defense industry adapt to the current climate of uncertain international politics? Or do domestic concerns, including criticism of the already enormous U.S. defense budget, pose even bigger problems for the industry and government decision-makers?


Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.