June 30, 2014
Why U.S. Military Dominance Is Fading
Mackenzie Eaglen, The National Interest
The Associated Press
It is often said Congress hates to cut or cancel weapons systems, usually for reasons relating to jobs and elections back home. But the record shows that Congress is much more likely to curtail new equipment purchases for the military rather than get rid of or retire the old stuff. This tendency is increasingly problematic for the U.S. military.
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