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The Cost of War: Counting Our Pennies

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The president has already entered the war -- he's involved America in an historic event that may decide the future of the Middle East and all of Islam. I suggest that instead of counting the "pennies," we "pound" away at ISIS on behalf of the western world.

F-35 Contract May Be the Worst Deal the DOD Has Ever Made

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Any CEO responsible for a deal like this would've been fired long ago, but the previous DOD Secretaries are gone and we're still stuck with the bill.

The F-35 vs. Healthcare

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The F-35 program's biggest obstacle seems to be the enormous amount of software code that needs to be written and verified.

The F-35, $400 Billion Boondoggle: A Christmas Present

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

With Defense budget cuts being criticized by Republicans, and Democrats striving to do as little damage as possible when they make the cuts, the F-35 suggests itself as a program worth considering.

The F-35, a $400 Billion Boondoggle

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

With the nation in grave economic distress, why are some Congressmen and Senators refusing to cut defense spending? If we hadn't invested in the F-35, our national debt would be almost 3 percent less than it is now.

Soldiers Die While a Congressman Battles the Pentagon

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Representative Bill Young (R-FL) has blocked the Department of Defense's request to add MRAPs (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) to its light tactical ...

A Day in Life of the Military-Industrial Complex

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

It seems to me that InsideDefense delivers the goods about military strategy and spending, warts and all, good or bad.