Doc’s Study of War – Supply Chain Issues


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
Biden Orders Review to Shore Up Supply Chain Resiliency – Global Security.orgposted 02/24/21
DOE Awards $30M to Secure Domestic Supply Chain of Critical Materials | Department of Energy – posted 09/02/21
Why Are Supply Chains Blocked? | Council on Foreign Relations11/03/21



Millions earmarked for public health emergencies were used to pay for unrelated projects, inspector general says – The Washington Post posted 01/29/21

The Report:

Investigation into the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response for Misuse of Congressional Appropriations, H-18-0-1183-8
America’s Stockpiles Are Hardly Strategic – Defense One posted 02/09/21
A Mechanism to Reduce Medical Supply Shortfalls During Pandemics – RANDposted 04/16/20

by Elizabeth Hastings Roer, Isla Globus-Harris

Research conducted by RAND
Reshoring Supply Chains: A Practical Policy Agenda – American Affairs Journalposted 06/12/20
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.
Hollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus – Route Fiftyposted 07/01/20
The Pandemic Response That Wasn’t | Hopkins Bloomberg Public Health Magazineposted 07/26/20


US War Surge Production Too Slow, CSIS Finds « Breaking Defense – Defense industry news, analysis and commentary – posted 01/19/21
‘Made In USA’ Won’t Secure Supply Chain Vs. China: Solarium « Breaking Defense – Defense industry news, analysis and commentary – posted 01/19/21
Navy Questioning How to Sustain Fleet in High-End Fight, Says Analyst – USNI Newsposted 01/29/21
China Supply Chain, Backdoor Money ‘Huge Priority’ For Biden Pentagon « Breaking Defense – Defense industry news, analysis and commentary – posted 02/11/21
Navy Looking to Accelerate Effort to Revitalize Public Shipyards Amid Lawmaker Concerns – USNI Newsposted 03/22/21

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