Since World War II, no matter which party has controlled the White House or Congress, America’s global military capability and commitment has been the strategic foundation undergirding our global leadership. Given that reality, the defense budget cuts mandated by the Budget Control Act (BCA) of 2011, coupled with the additional cuts and constraints on defense management under the law’s sequestration provision, constitute a serious strategic misstep on the part of the United States.To that I can only ask: if our military can't defend us while spending more than the rest of the world's leading nations put together, what's wrong with them?
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Defense Budget Craziness
annual report on America's military posture and finds our safety imperiled by budget cuts: