Playing Defense

February 2001
New Republic;02/26/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 9, p7
Discusses the position of U.S. President George W. Bush on national defense. Relaxation of Bush's stance on the military from his campaign, when he criticized the administration of former President Bill Clinton for allowing the military to decline; Proposal by Bush to increase pay and benefits for military personnel, but to offer no more than Clinton in his final budget; Reasons of Bush's discussion on restructuring the Pentagon.


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