Korb, Lawrence J.
November 2011
Officer;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p8
The author argues for a 15 percent U.S. defense budget cut totaling some 1 trillion dollars in the next ten years, noting that current defense spending is the highest since World War II. He says the reduction would be lower than those by previous U.S. Presidents including Richard Nixon. He dismisses critics' concerns about disastrous effects of budget cuts on national security, citing the military's exemplary performance during those periods of substantial reductions.


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