Defense Spending and the Deficit
U.S. Army Sgt Tony Knouf, 304th Public Affairs Detachment, for the National Guard via Flickr
The cost of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan and Iraq now tops $1 trillion, and the nation’s debt tops thirteen trillion: New pressures to rein in the Pentagon’s budget and implications for national security.
senior correspondent, National Journal magazine.
professor, School of International Service, American University
fellow,the Stimson Center,
regular blogger, Capital Gains and Games.
research fellow, the Hoover Institution
associate professor of international security studies, at the United States Military Academy, West Point