Posts Tagged: defense
In fact, sequestration will not "gut" our military. Sequestration will take our military budget back to the level it was in 2007, when we were still fighting two wars.
Each year Conn Hallinan awards news stories and newsmakers that fall under the category of "Are you serious?"
Experts skeptical about aerospace industry study on military spending and jobs. "Defense contractors are notoriously bad jobs creators," said IPS Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton.
It would increase defense spending 42% beyond Cold War levels.
The problem with hyping national security threats is that it nudges greater threats such as global warming off the public's radar screen.
Highlighting foreign policy and defense stories that beggar credulity to the utmost.
Even if sequestration cuts across all military programs, this sort of ham-handed approach is safely doable.
Those on the left cede defense issues to the right and the center.
The outcome of debate over Japan's weapons export ban will shape the future of its defense policy.
After initial bucking, Tea Partiers soon hew to the Republican line on defense.