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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Defense Budget

May 24, 2010 | Public Radio International

Defense Spending, Military Needs and the Federal Deficit

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has advised President Obama to veto spending for projects the Pentagon doesn't want. But Gate's own proposals mean the Defense Budget might not decline after all...

March 25, 2010 | Works and Days

As Predictable As the Sun Rising

If we assume that Obama & Co. wish to radically remake the United States — along the lines of a European socialist society, or perhaps to the left even of a Belgium or Denmark — then the past 14 months were as predictable as the sun rising. . . .

March 5, 2010 | Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal

5 Debate Questions

The three Republicans looking to unseat Barbara Boxer — Tom Campbell, Chuck DeVore and Carly Fiorina — square off for an hour-long debate this afternoon in Sacramento, starting at noon, on radio’s “Capitol Hour” show hosted by Eric Hogue. . . .

March 2, 2010 | Forbes

Food For Thought

Read Niall Ferguson's piece in Foreign Affairs about the future of the United States. . . .

March 1, 2010 | Becker-Posner Blog

Fiscal Stimulus Packages: What are their Effects?

The over $800 billion American fiscal stimulus package is enormously unpopular in many quarters. . . .

March 1, 2010 | City Journal

Tomorrow’s Wars

Enormous, massively destructive engagements may again be on the horizon. . . .

February 15, 2010 | EconTalk

Budgetary Implications of Defense: Bleg

On the KQED interview I did on the federal budget, I made the following statement: I'm actually an advocate of having the defense budget be the defense budget, not the offense budget. . . .

February 4, 2010 | Stanford Daily

Perry named to Dept. of Defense panel

U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has named Stanford professor William Perry joint chair of a panel that will review the Department of Defense’s Quadrennial Defense Review. . . .

February 4, 2010 | Asia Sentinel (Hong Kong)

Home Politics Spy vs. Spy, Internet-style

The US, pointing fingers at China for spying, owns most of the playing field. . . .

January 29, 2010 | Global Security Newswire

Obama to Seek $5B Nuclear-Weapon Complex Spending Boost

The Obama administration plans to seek more than $5 billion in additional funding over five years for sustaining the U.S. nuclear complex and deterrent, starting with a $600 million increase in fiscal 2011, Vice President Joseph Biden wrote in a Wall Street Journal commentary published yesterday (see GSN, Jan. 19). . . .