February 13, 2012

Obama's Optimistic Military Budget

Michael O'Hanlon, CNN

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As the full details of President Obama’s new defense strategy and budget plan come out this week, I still have a few questions about what appears overall to be a well conceived plan for a leaner and somewhat less expensive American military.

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TAGGED: defense spending


February 6, 2012
Military Preparedness Doesn't Come Cheap
Gordon England, Wash. Post
Here’s something for critics of the country’s defense budget to ponder: After I was confirmed as secretary of the Navy in May 2001, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld asked me and the other service secretaries to work with... more ››