Posts Tagged: Pentagon
Aid to foreign militaries is quickly eclipsing development assistance in the U.S. foreign aid budget.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
A mindless, voracious invasive species threatens to take over politics as surely as the maritime version took over the Black Sea.
Fear? A simple need for speed? Or something else?
Of every tax dollar the federal government collects, 26.5 cents goes to the Pentagon.
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.
Three scenarios for how the U.S. might manage its involvement in Afghanistan between now and 2014.
A team of experts recommend ways to rebalance our national security budget.
Barack Obama is a smart guy. So why has he spent the last four years executing such a dumb foreign policy?
Here's a way to reduce the military budget without threatening national security.