Posts Tagged: pentagon budget
The Obama administration's final Pentagon budget calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia.
With its huge advertising budget, the Pentagon's turning war into just another game.
Thirty-six years into the U.S. base build-up in the Greater Middle East, military force has failed as a strategy for controlling the region, no less defeating terrorist organizations.
The Pentagon is long overdue for an audit of its $555 billion budget, but Congress has failed to hold it accountable.
The U.S. government needs to develop a unified national security budget that allows the president and the Congress to make trade-offs like these.
The ending of the wars is coinciding with a broader defense downsizing.
Rather than just sitting on the sidelines, watching in anxiety and frustration as this Washington catfight proceeds, defense-dependent communities and workers should get going on the proverbial Plan B.