TITLE

Obama Dangerously Squeezing Military

AUTHOR(S)
Scarborough, Rowan
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Human Events;4/6/2009, Vol. 65 Issue 13, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on the budget strategy of U.S. President Barack Obama for defense spending. He notes that Obama is limiting the defense budget so that the services will incur more war costs in Iraq and Afghanistan in a bid to force them to forgo the acquisition of new planes, ships and vehicles. He adds that under the 2010 defense budget, fund for the two wars is $11 billion lower than in the 2009 budget. In the author's opinion, the government is exhausting the military to be able to accommodate domestic spending.
ACCESSION #
38709978

 

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