Posts Tagged: defense cuts
The House has voted to drastically cut programs that help military-dependent communities transition to a peace economy.
Experts skeptical about aerospace industry study on military spending and jobs. "Defense contractors are notoriously bad jobs creators," said IPS Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton.
Optimism about U.S. budget cuts to nukes was soon overtaken by tension over Iran's nuclear enrichment program and a fire on a Russian nuclear sub.
Tax cuts for the rich means less money for national security.
Rep. Edward Markey is sponsoring a bill calling for deep nuclear-weapons cuts.
A disagreement is ongoing about what exactly should and shouldn't be included in the nuclear-weapons budget.
The Nation's Robert Dreyfuss has been a little too optimistic about the imminence of defense cuts.
CATO report on defense cuts shows how libertarians come in handy on national security.