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- Dear Mr. President. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/19/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 41, pDT3
The author offers opinions on U.S. military policy. A series of what are said to be false beliefs about U.S. policy, particularly those related to defense spending, are criticized as poor strategy. These include the idea of dividing spending cuts equally throughout all branches of the armed...
- The Economics of Permanent Peace. Nathan, Otto // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jun1963, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p21
The article discusses the author's perspectives on the impossibility of disarmament in the U.S. He argues that eliminating armaments might mean to the American economy as industrial dislocation and readjustment. He discusses how the American government spends of its national product for defense...
- BURDENED BY GROWING GLOBAL SECURITY DEMANDS. Kreisher, Otto // Naval Forces;2015, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p6
The author argues against the U.S. government's failure to approve a defense appropriations bill due to global security demands in 2015.
- Inside Washington. Barrett, Randy; Freedberg Jr., Sydney J.; Maggs, John; Rosenberg, Alyssa; Munro, Neil // National Journal;8/1/2009, p3
The article presents an update on U.S. politics and government. A Gallup poll found that only 27 percent of U.S. think that Congress has adequate knowledge of the health care problem. The nonpartisan Business Executives for National Security advised Congress not to meddle to prevent cost...
- We the Process. Bruno, Michael // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/13/2014, Vol. 176 Issue 1, p41
The author offers opinions on U.S. politics and government. Sequestration, mandatory cuts in spending in the 2011 Budget Control Act, is strongly criticized for what is said to be its negative impact on the armed forces and national security. Agreement is expressed with a statement by Marion...
- Military exemptions. // Christian Science Monitor;2/1/95, Vol. 87 Issue 46, p20
Editorial. Comments on the dichotomous policy of Washington on fiscal discipline. Balanced budget bill and military spendings.
- Pentagon budget suffers new cuts. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/10/1997, Vol. 146 Issue 6, p24
Focuses on the Clinton administration's Fiscal 1998 military budget request. The budget request containing new cuts and postponing procurement hikes for the third year in a row; Budget request figures; Five areas highlighting current defense modernization plans; Why senior Pentagon budget...
- Checkbook Security in an Age of Austerity Barnett, Thomas P. M. // World Politics Review (19446284);1/9/2012, p1
The author reflects on the impact of the U.S. government's defense strategy on future defense budget cuts. With the announcement came the release of their document "Sustaining U.S. Global Leadership: Priorities For 21st Century Defense," which prioritizes rebalancing U.S. military power towards...
- Capital Briefs. // Human Events;10/1/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 36, p2
Presents news briefs on politics in the United States as of October 1, 2001. Support of European countries for a military coalition to eliminate terrorist; Amendment to the 2002 defense authorization bill; Appointment of Harlan Watson as senior climate negotiator with regard to the Kyoto Protocol.