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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Defense Budget

October 4, 2012 | Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)

Where's the Indignation, General Dempsey?

September 15, 2012 | The Brunswick News

Former Admiral Notes Impact Of Military Cuts

September 9, 2012 | Room for Debate (New York Times)

Even a Conservative Sees Need to Spend Less

July 2, 2012 | Advancing a Free Society

What’s the Price of an Apology?

May 11, 2012 | Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)

Where is the outrage?

This week the [House] moved forward with a budget that would allow the Dept. of Defense to escape the strictures of sequestration...The same House budget imposes a 12 percent reduction this year on the State Dept. budget requested by the White House...
January 31, 2012 | Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)

The implausibilities of Panetta’s budget

DOD has produced a budget that cannot be implemented should any reductions beyond the 2013 topline occur...
January 12, 2012 | National Review

Defense Spending Is a ‘Shovel-Ready’ Investment

President Obama has just ordered massive cutbacks in defense spending, eventually to total some $500 billion...
January 8, 2012 |

Know Thine Enemy: China, And Obama's Defense Cuts

The facts suggest that China’s military power will equal our own in a relatively brief period of time thanks to Obama’s downgrading of U.S. military power...
January 5, 2012 | Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)

The need for honest risk assessment

The Pentagon's approach is sensible, but the real problem is the president avoiding a serious discussion about risk -- and that is dangerous when cuts of this magnitude are underway...
November 21, 2011 | US News and World Report

Deficit Is Greatest Security Threat

Our indebtedness is the greatest national security vulnerability America has, and we can afford to accept greater risk in the short-term (the coming several years) in order to put our country on solid financial footing...