Doc’s Study of War – Supply Chain Issues

GENERAL

Executive Order on Addressing the Threat to the Domestic Supply Chain from Reliance on Critical Minerals from Foreign Adversaries The White Houseposted 09/30/20
Biden to order review of supply chains for batteries, semiconductor chips – The Detroit Newsposted 02/18/21
https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2021/02/18/biden-order-review-supply-chains-batteries-semiconductor-chips/4493057001/
Biden Orders Review to Shore Up Supply Chain Resiliency – Global Security.orgposted 02/24/21
https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/news/2021/02/mil-210224-voa01.htm?_m=3n%2e002a%2e3006%2exx0ao43oz9%2e2s2u
DOE Awards $30M to Secure Domestic Supply Chain of Critical Materials | Department of Energy – posted 09/02/21
https://www.energy.gov/articles/doe-awards-30m-secure-domestic-supply-chain-critical-materials
Why Are Supply Chains Blocked? | Council on Foreign Relations11/03/21
https://www.cfr.org/blog/why-are-supply-chains-blocked?utm_medium=social_owned&utm_source=fb

 

MEDICAL 

Millions earmarked for public health emergencies were used to pay for unrelated projects, inspector general says – The Washington Post posted 01/29/21
https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2021/01/27/barda-health-funds-misappropiated/?source=globalbiodefense

The Report:

Investigation into the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response for Misuse of Congressional Appropriations, H-18-0-1183-8
https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:7781b9fa-9f17-4bf3-9e48-631f87e99079#pageNum=1
America’s Stockpiles Are Hardly Strategic – Defense One posted 02/09/21
https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2021/02/americas-stockpiles-are-hardly-strategic/171961/
A Mechanism to Reduce Medical Supply Shortfalls During Pandemics – RANDposted 04/16/20

by Elizabeth Hastings Roer, Isla Globus-Harris

Research conducted by RAND
https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3Ab2405985-cc0a-4b93-998b-3e97c801e2e1
Reshoring Supply Chains: A Practical Policy Agenda – American Affairs Journalposted 06/12/20
https://americanaffairsjournal.org/2020/05/reshoring-supply-chains-a-practical-policy-agenda/#.XuOBFjAnHK8.facebook
The Strategic National Stockpile and COVID-19 – Rethinking the Stockpile – RAND – posted 06/25/20

by Daniel M. Gerstein – RAND

Testimony presented before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on June 24, 2020.
https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:af470438-aaea-4079-b506-ca7e152935bb
Hollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus – Route Fiftyposted 07/01/20
https://www.routefifty.com/health-human-services/2020/07/hollowed-out-public-health-system-faces-more-cuts-amid-virus/166594/
The Pandemic Response That Wasn’t | Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazineposted 07/26/20
https://magazine.jhsph.edu/2020/pandemic-response-that-wasnt
 

MILITARY

US War Surge Production Too Slow, CSIS Finds « Breaking Defense – Defense industry news, analysis and commentary – posted 01/19/21
https://breakingdefense.com/2021/01/us-war-surge-production-too-slow-csis-finds/
‘Made In USA’ Won’t Secure Supply Chain Vs. China: Solarium « Breaking Defense – Defense industry news, analysis and commentary – posted 01/19/21
https://breakingdefense.com/2021/01/made-in-the-usa-wont-secure-supply-chain-vs-china-solarium/
Navy Questioning How to Sustain Fleet in High-End Fight, Says Analyst – USNI Newsposted 01/29/21
https://news.usni.org/2021/01/29/navy-questioning-how-to-sustain-fleet-in-high-end-fight-says-analyst
China Supply Chain, Backdoor Money ‘Huge Priority’ For Biden Pentagon « Breaking Defense – Defense industry news, analysis and commentary – posted 02/11/21
https://breakingdefense.com/2021/02/china-supply-chain-backdoor-money-huge-priority-for-biden-pentagon/
Navy Looking to Accelerate Effort to Revitalize Public Shipyards Amid Lawmaker Concerns – USNI Newsposted 03/22/21
https://news.usni.org/2021/03/22/navy-looking-to-accelerate-effort-to-revitalize-public-shipyards-amid-lawmaker-concerns

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