This chapter discusses the new war-fighting doctrine that allows for the retention of the most costly and technologically advanced weapons systems has enjoyed much bipartisan support, including widespread agreement among Democrats, Republicans, and important business constituents. The Powell plan proved to be an ideal solution for the military-industrial complex, aiming to preserve existing nuclear and conventional weapons capabilities against post-cold war budget cuts. Many of the New Right proposals for increasing the military budget have been effectively institutionalized during the post-cold war era. The Defense Department, military contractors, and foreign investors converged around the Gulf War to promote a new strategic doctrine for the United States in the post-cold war period. The committee served as a kind of transmission belt for conservative and New Right influences on US foreign policy, establishing close ties to both Democratic and Republican presidents during the beginning of the second cold war.