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Misperceptions, Part II: Defense Cuts, Strategic Deficiencies?

In the first post of this series I argued that the impact of sequester cuts on Defense’s budget has been overstated. Similarly, in order to bolster arguments for exempting defense from belt buckling (Defense was the only of 13 government agencies to get an increased budget request in FY12), the strategic deficiencies and external threats […]

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Asia Pacific Economics North America Security & Conflict

Misperceptions, Part I: The Truth About Defense Cuts, The Sequester

The first of a three-part series analyzing defense spending priorities in the United States