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Leon Panetta Defense Budget

Defense Think Tanks Serve Up Old Wine in Dark Bottles

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

Purporting to recommend "deep" spending reductions and how to reform a Pentagon increasingly seen by the public as disproportionately overfunded and poorly managed, two new reports on the Pentagon budget actually propose neither meaningful cuts nor significant change.

Panetta's Frenzied Rhetoric Is Not Stopping the Decay of U.S. Forces

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

If an extra trillion dollars in the last ten years meant a decaying defense force, how does Leon Panetta say he is going to prevent a hollowing out of our forces at the modestly lower budget levels he says he can live with?