Andy Marshall is a legendary figure in Washington defense circles. For 42 years until his retirement this January he ran the Office of Net Assessment at the Pentagon, a sort of internal think tank for the Department of Defense. He has been variously described as the best strategic thinker in the U.S. government and the military’s “futurist-in-chief.” Now 93, his best-known nickname only becomes more fitting with the years: Yoda.
On Wednesday, Marshall made a rare public appearance at the a conference hosted by the think tank Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, where he picked up the George P. Shultz …read more
Source: Foreign Policy