Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
The Pentagon has declared the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, a “mistake.” Will an independent investigation be allowed to take place?
The debate over defense spending isn't what it looks like.
Boosting the Pentagon's budget amounts to robbing domestic programs we desperately need.
Lawmakers and military administrators are shifting baseline funding to the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget, which is exempt from mandatory cuts.
Defense-dependent communities need to start diversifying their economies now, before shifts in Pentagon spending leave them with few viable alternatives.
Experts will discuss the military budget, job creation, and rebalancing our national security in an interactive dialog that will be broadcast across the country.
Fear? A simple need for speed? Or something else?
Of every tax dollar the federal government collects, 26.5 cents goes to the Pentagon.
The U.S. war in Iraq may be over, but we owe an apology to all those who suffered from the war.