Military Spending Belongs on the Table

Military Spending Belongs on the Table

The supercommittee seems unlikely to make substantial military cuts and instead quite likely to cut spending for the other agencies under the “security spending” umbrella, even though the Pentagon gets the lion’s share of that category’s funding.

Panel: A Unified Security Budget for the United States

Panel: A Unified Security Budget for the United States

Please join keynote speaker Thomas R. Nides, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, for a discussion of the Obama administration’s national security budget for the United States. Deputy Nides has been at the forefront of pushing for new, innovative budget measures for State and USAID operations.

Cut Deficit, Increase Militarization?

Cut Deficit, Increase Militarization?

The planned cuts to the bloated U.S. military budget in the debt ceiling deal are long overdue, but lawmakers will likely slash civilian U.S. foreign policy instruments before they significantly reduce military spending.

The End of the Sacred Cow

Over the last decade, military spending has nearly doubled. We have a bold vision about ending waste in the vast military budget, and providing a road map on how to shift security resources more effectively.