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  • America at Risk Memo posted May 26, 2010 by Theodore R. Bromund, Ph.D. British Example Shows Danger Facing American Forces

    In a recent speech at the Eisenhower Library in Kansas, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates stated that “Given America’s difficult economic circumstances and parlous fiscal condition, military spending on things large and small can and should expect closer, harsher scrutiny.”[1] Secretary Gates is right to point to the dangers of America’s soaring budget deficits, but…

  • WebMemo posted December 14, 2010 by Mackenzie Eaglen House Spending Plans for Defense Would Harm the Military

    There is little good news in the U.S. House of Representatives version of the continuing resolution (CR) spending bill for the Department of Defense (DoD) for fiscal year (FY) 2011. The House-passed CR would freeze defense spending for 2011 at FY 2010 levels, allowing for no inflation adjustments. Clearly, this would prevent the DoD from keeping up with inflationary…

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  • WebMemo posted December 14, 2010 by Mackenzie Eaglen House Spending Plans for Defense Would Harm the Military

    There is little good news in the U.S. House of Representatives version of the continuing resolution (CR) spending bill for the Department of Defense (DoD) for fiscal year (FY) 2011. The House-passed CR would freeze defense spending for 2011 at FY 2010 levels, allowing for no inflation adjustments. Clearly, this would prevent the DoD from keeping up with inflationary…

  • America at Risk Memo posted May 26, 2010 by Theodore R. Bromund, Ph.D. British Example Shows Danger Facing American Forces

    In a recent speech at the Eisenhower Library in Kansas, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates stated that “Given America’s difficult economic circumstances and parlous fiscal condition, military spending on things large and small can and should expect closer, harsher scrutiny.”[1] Secretary Gates is right to point to the dangers of America’s soaring budget deficits, but…

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