“We can make cuts to the military budget without compromising our national security. The Unified Security Budget shows how to cut Pentagon spending to the levels required by sequestration, but still invest in programs that strengthen national security.” – Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies
We can save $440 billion over a 10-year period without compromising national security.
Narrows Funding Gap Between Offense and Prevention to Strengthen Security, Reduce Deficit, Create Jobs
A team of experts recommend ways to rebalance our national security budget.
Hearing on military spending, jobs, and the economy leaves out one side of the story, say experts.
The U.S. military is beginning to see climate change as a security threat, but the government isn’t making it a high enough priority.
The conflict over an aging U.S. military base in Okinawa has not gone away. Rather, it illustrates the very different ideas that Washington and Tokyo have about their alliance.
The only ones the Afghan war makes safer are the war profiteers pocketing billion-dollar contracts — and the politicians pocketing campaign contributions in return.
Why is the United States spending more now on the military than during the Cold War?
Key members of the administration’s National Security team—Deputy Secretary Lynn and Secretary Clinton among them—and key congressional leaders have expressed support for a National Security Budget that would allow the overall balance of resources devoted to military forces, homeland security and non-military international affairs to be considered as an integrated whole.
In addition to creating an existential threat to the planet and its people, rapidly accelerating climate change is a security challenge.
We need to start viewing climate change as both a security and environmental challenge.
Security is not just about the military. When we speak of security, we are talking about freedom from military conflicts and terrorist attacks. But we also believe that security involves access to sufficient food and shelter, good health care and good jobs, a clean environment and well-functioning, accountable political structures.