Posts Tagged: Unified Security Budget
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.
We can save $440 billion over a 10-year period without compromising national security.
A team of experts recommend ways to rebalance our national security budget.
Experts skeptical about aerospace industry study on military spending and jobs. "Defense contractors are notoriously bad jobs creators," said IPS Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton.
The military spending cut is real for the first time, but only about one percent of the Pentagon's total.
A study commissioned by the largest defense industry trade association says that military spending creates jobs. The facts, however, indicate otherwise.
The planned cuts to the bloated U.S. military budget in the debt ceiling deal are long overdue, but lawmakers will likely slash civilian U.S. foreign policy instruments before they significantly reduce military spending.
It is official U.S. doctrine that defense, diplomacy and development are co-equal contributors to our security.
With military cuts now on the negotiating table, here's a set of expert recommendations on what to cut and yet keep us safe and secure.
We should support the Egyptian miracle by cutting military aid and shifting it to support what will actually help Egyptians improve their standard of living.