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DEFENSE BUDGET CUTS
'The Best Means of Keeping the Peace': The Time Is Now for Defense Spending Reform
CEO, Concerned Veterans for America
With the winding down of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States now has an opportunity to implement real defense reforms without having a serious impact on immediate battlefield needs.
Sequester Cuts Hinder B-52 Bomber Operations
Chuck Hagel, Armed Services Committee Leave Out Strategy Post-Sequester
Defense Executives Send Message To Obama, Congress On Fiscal Cliff Cuts
Some Thoughts on the Fiscal Cliff
Robert J. Shapiro
Co-founder and chairman, Sonecon Inc.; Former Undersecretary o...
As Republicans will have to concede more substantively on high-end tax increases, the administration will have to concede more here, especially on entitlements and almost certainly on business tax increases too.
Colonel, U.S. Army Civil Affairs (ret.), Author of Travels wit...
With some fresh wind at its back, the Obama administration now also has the historic opportunity, beyond re-balancing national strength and power, to transition the meaning of national service and the sacrifice by changing Veterans Day to National Service Day.
Former Defense Secretary Gates Blasts 'Zealots' For Impending Fiscal Crisis
Republican Offers Up Medicare For More Cuts
Unfounded Hand-Wringing Over Military Spending Cuts
Visiting scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Senior fellow...
The large body of available evidence tells us that the economic and employment effects of military spending cuts are not relevant for policy choices, will not be significant in any event, and a reduction in defense outlays in fact may yield substantial benefits to the economy over the long run.
Defense Layoff Notices May Flood Nation On Eve of Election, Thanks To Sequester
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Pentagon Unveils Strategic Downscaling
New Defense Strategy: Goodbye, Grunts, We Don't Need You Anymore
Leon Panetta Warns Against Budget Cuts Despite Reported Pentagon Spending Spree
Defense Budget Cost-Cutters: Know Thy Patient
Dorian de Wind
Retired U.S. Air Force officer and writer
While all Americans must be called to sacrifice in these tough times, and while certain reforms in the system are called for, let us remember the sacrifices that are already inherent in a military career.
As Defense Industry Girds For Battle, Rhetoric Overshoots Reality
Is It Safe to Cut the Pentagon Budget?
Writer and Foreign Policy Expert
Amid reports that President Obama and House Republicans may be zeroing in on a budget deal that could cut as much as $700 billion from the Pentagon over the next decade, the "spend now, ask questions later" crowd is poised to make a political counterattack.
Memo To Deficit Hawks: Here's $1 Trillion To Cut -- From The Pentagon
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