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Defense Cuts

Pentagon Set To Announce $100 Billion In Spending Cuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert Gates is expected to announce as early as Thursday about $100 billion in savings for the Pentagon and cuts to some weapons ...

Amanda Terkel

Barney Frank: Cut NATO Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Public officials on both sides of the aisle are increasingly looking toward the defense budget as a possible avenue for cutting spending...

Bruce Bartlett: Neocons Talk Deficit but Won't Budge on Defense Cuts

The Fiscal Times | Bruce Bartlett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Establishment conservatives love to talk about the need to cut government spending, but they always seem to find an excuse whenever there is a serious...

Gates Starts Outlining Proposed Defense Cuts

Washington Post | Dana Hedgpeth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on Tuesday started laying out some details of his plans to save $100 billion over the next five years as he tries to...

Defense Secretary Targets Contractor Funding In Proposed Military Budget Cuts: 'There Are No Sacred Cows'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday that tough economic times require that he shutter a major command that employs some 5,00...

Gates Revealing His Plans To Reshape The Military

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday will unveil his latest initiatives to reshape the U.S. military into a force better suited to today's unconve...

Palin Opposes McCain On Defense Cuts

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Washington Monthly reports: Sarah Palin campaigned in Erie, Pennsylvania, yesterday and blasted Democrats for allegedly wanting to cut funding f...