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.
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Experts skeptical about aerospace industry study on military spending and jobs. "Defense contractors are notoriously bad jobs creators," said IPS Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton.
As we enter a new period of postwar downsizing, a new BRAC can achieve substantial savings that Congress professes to crave.
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.