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Carl Conetta

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Hagel's Strategic Review: A Reasonable US Defense Posture?

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2013 | 2:26 PM

On 31 May, the Strategic Choices and Management Review ordered in March by Defense Secretary Hagel will be completed. The review will explore three defense budget reduction options, presumably matching these with proposed new efficiency measures, cuts in military pay and benefits, and adjustments in America's defense strategy...

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Are We Ready to Cut Defense Spending? What the Polls Say

(21) Comments | Posted February 8, 2011 | 5:28 PM

Although neither the White House nor Congress seem eager to apply the deficit-reduction axe to the Pentagon's record-level budgets, the American public appears ready. This is the upshot of a January poll conducted by the Program for Public Consultation (PPC), a joint effort of the Center...

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