Tagged: military spending
The "American Century" is most certainly coming to an end. The goal should be a smooth transition to a more cooperative world order.
In fact, sequestration will not "gut" our military. Sequestration will take our military budget back to the level it was in 2007, when we were still fighting two wars.
Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?
Will Hegel follow in Panetta's ideological footsteps when it comes to the Air-Sea, Cold War style battle in the Pacific?
There is a growing U.S. movement linking human and environmental needs with a demand to end our wars and liberate the vast resources they consume.
The pending budget deal must include long-overdue military spending cuts.
Even a conservative estimate of the true costs of garrisoning the globe comes to an annual total of about $170 billion--or maybe even more.
With a little creativity, we can easily balance the budget without cutting Social Security.
Your Social Security or the fiscal cliff?
"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