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Stephanie Gaskell

Stephanie Gaskell

Managing Editor

Stephanie Gaskell was managing editor of Defense One. She previously covered the Pentagon for Politico. Gaskell has covered war, politics and breaking news for nearly 20 years, including at the Associated Press, the New York Post and the New York Daily News. She has reported from Iraq, Afghanistan, Guantanamo and the World Trade Center site after 9/11. She has also launched and edited two blogs, War Zone and The War Report.
Stephanie Gaskell was managing editor of Defense One. She previously covered the Pentagon for Politico. Gaskell has covered war, politics and breaking news for nearly 20 years, including at the Associated Press, the New York Post and the New York Daily News. She has reported from Iraq, Afghanistan, Guantanamo and the World Trade Center site after 9/11. She has also launched and edited two blogs, War Zone and The War Report.
Defense

Chuck Hagel Is Out at the Pentagon

The defense secretary is leaving the top post at the Pentagon after less than two years in office. By Stephanie Gaskell

Advice And Comment

The Pivot To Asia Hits Rough Waters

The U.S. military’s rebalance is not only a geographical challenge, but also a budgetary one as service leaders press for more resources.

Advice And Comment

Fighting The Future Enemy

The Army’s vision of war in 2030 poses the challenge of innovation without costly new weapons.

Management

Hagel to Cut Hundreds of Staff, Contractors and Reorganize for $1B Savings

In July, the Defense secretary ordered a 20 percent reduction in the front office budget.

Features

America’s Longest War

As the conflict in Afghanistan fades from the front pages, now is the time to pay attention.

On Defense

Is This How It Ends in Afghanistan?

As al Qaeda’s power dwindles, the Taliban and criminals could capitalize on instability in the region.

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