Browsing All posts tagged under »Defense Budget Cuts«

House Democrats Are Shortchanging The Military

May 11, 2019 by

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By Frederico Bartels ~ House appropriators have now released their budget top lines for every government agency, and their number for the Department of Defense shows they acknowledge the defense budget needs an increase. But that increase still isn’t enough, as it falls short of the president’s budget request and of what the military needs […]

What’s Good (And What’s Horrible) In The Senate Defense Bill

June 4, 2016 by

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By Justin Johnson ~ The Senate will soon start debating the annual defense policy bill. This bill is particularly critical now when threats are rising, from state-sponsored cyberattacks to Russian aggression, to terrorism at home and abroad. At the same time, our military is getting smaller and weaker. Unfortunately, the Senate bill is a mix of […]

6 Facts Highlight Why We Need To Rebuild Our Military

May 18, 2016 by

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By Justin Johnson ~ The U.S. military seems to be breaking. Senior military leaders have made dire statements before Congress, and story after story is revealing the potentially deadly challenges facing our men and women in uniform. As Congress considers the annual defense authorization bill, here are six clear, real-world examples of why Congress needs […]

US Navy Turns 240 Today. Here’s Why Obama Shouldn’t Reduce Its Capabilities Further.

October 14, 2015 by

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By Tyler Hanley ~ On this day in 1775, the U.S. Navy was created by a resolution of the Continental Congress. Throughout its illustrious history, the U.S. Navy has helped protect American citizens and interests around the world by protecting freedom of navigation, maintaining air superiority, and projecting American power abroad. Navy personnel have admirably […]

8 Important Takeaways From The 2016 Defense Authorization Act

October 1, 2015 by

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By Justin Johnson ~ On Thursday the House (with the Senate shortly thereafter) will vote on the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016. That’s a long name for the annual defense policy bill passed by Congress for 53 years in a row. While many of the issues addressed by […]

America’s Military Power In A Steep Decline

March 9, 2015 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ “Eliminating the terrorists of today with force will not guarantee protection from the terrorists of tomorrow. We have to transform the environments that give birth to these movements…It may be training young people so they can get jobs…it may be working to eliminate corruption and promote the rule of law…” The […]

Why Are We The World’s Policemen?

May 7, 2014 by

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By Dr. Laina Farhat-Holzman ~ Cutting the defense budget in the foolish notion that we should not be the world’s policemen is biting us already. We saved the world from great horrors three times. We ended World War I, which was otherwise bogged down in the worst military slaughters since the American Civil War. Instead […]