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Pentagon Spending Cuts

Pentagon Spending: Profits and Politics Trump National Security

William Hartung | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
William Hartung

While the president's plan does not go as far as it could or should in scaling back the Pentagon's spending plans, he has drawn a clear distinction between his approach and the one proposed by candidate Romney.

Swollen Military Spending Now Faces Sharp Cuts

Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

The Pentagon, whose budget has nearly doubled in the past decade to $645.7 billion, may soon face new sequestration-related budget cuts of nearly $50 ...

Why Is the Most Wasteful Government Agency Not Part of the Deficit Discussion?

David Morris | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
David Morris

Any serious battle plan to reduce the deficit must take on the Pentagon. When debt ceilings and deficits seem to be the only two items on Washington's agenda it is both revealing and tragic that both parties give a free pass to military spending.