Proposed Pentagon Budget Cuts

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Proposed Pentagon Budget Cuts

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to reduce the number of generals and admirals in the armed forces and restrict the use of outside contractors: Reaction to his cost-cutting proposals for the Pentagon and implications for military...

Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to reduce the number of generals and admirals in the armed forces and restrict the use of outside contractors: Reaction to his cost-cutting proposals for the Pentagon and implications for military preparedness.

Guests

Andrew Krepinevich

executive director of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Loren Thompson

chief operating officer of the Lexington Institute

Jamie McIntyre

military and media analyst who blogs at Line of Departure.com,
adjunct professor of journalism at the University of Maryland,
and former senior Pentagon correspondent, CNN

Linda Bilmes

Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy,
Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University

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