Belfer Center Directors' Lunch "Keeping the Military Edge: The Organizational Challenge," Ashton B. Carter, Ford Foundation Professor of Science and International Affairs & Co-Director, Preventive Defense Project and John P. White, Lecturer in Public Policy.

Ash Carter and John White will discuss how the U.S. national security establishment - especially the Department of Defense - should change to improve the ability of the U.S. to implement its chosen policies, to manage its programs, and to anticipate and adapt to a changing and uncertain world.Most of the recommendations they will explore can be found in the volume they recently co-edited, Keeping the Edge: Managing Defense for the Future