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Pentagon Sequester

The State of the Pentagon Budget Is Uncertain

William Hartung | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics
William Hartung

President Obama spoke about a lot of things in his hour-and-10-minute State of the Union address last night, but there's one thing he didn't mention: the caps on Pentagon spending required by the Budget Control Act of 2011.

Looming 'Perfect Storm' Could Be Exaggerated

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

* Pentagon says reductions likely to cause readiness crisis * Law requiring across-the-board cuts limits flexibility * S...

Pentagon To Lay Out Massive Furlough Plans To Handle Sequester

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

* Up to 800,000 civilian workers face 22 days unpaid leave * Notification to Congress required 45 days in advance * Prom...