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While U.S. Cuts Defense Spending, World Becomes More Dangerous

Created on November 6, 2015

While U.S. Cuts Defense Spending, World Becomes More Dangerous

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Read the original report, "Assessing Common Arguments for Cutting National Security Spending: Informing Current and Future Budget Debates," by Justin T. Johnson.

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Sources: U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Years 2014–2015: Summary Tables (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Publishing Office, 2013, 2014, and 2015), Tables S-10 and S-11, http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collectionGPO.action? collectionCode=BUDGET (accessed August 27, 2015), and Heritage Foundation research.

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Tags: defense, national-security, entitlements