National Defense Spending Would Plummet Under Obama's Budget
President Obama's lean defense strategy would create a hollow force and exacerbate today's readiness crisis. Decreases in funding for the core defense program mean losing capabilities that are crucial for the military to fulfill its constitutional duty to provide for the common defense.
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PERCENTAGE OF GDP
Source: Office of Management and Budget.