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Before Defense Bill Goes to House Floor, Intense Lobbying to Reform, Reduce Pentagon Spending

Diverse Coalitions Target Pentagon Budget Topline, F-35, Pentagon Audit, Military Bases, Extra Ships In advance of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) being considered on the House floor this week,…

Bipartisan Letter to Congress: Oppose Pentagon Spending Increases

Dear Representative,   As organizations representing Americans across the political spectrum, we are writing to voice our strong opposition to attempts by Members of Congress to increase the Pentagon’s fiscal…

Can the Pentagon Get By on Just $603 Billion? | The Daily Beast

President Donald Trump wants to increase military spending, potentially by $54 billion in 2018 and also add as much as $30 billion to the Pentagon’s 2017 budget, potentially boosting defense…

Former DOD comptroller: Be skeptical of military claims of readiness crisis – Stripes

A former Defense Department comptroller said Tuesday the public should be skeptical of the dire warnings of a readiness crisis coming from the military this year. WASHINGTON – A former…

New Poll: Americans Crystal Clear: Foreign Policy Status Quo Not Working | Charles Koch Institute

ARLINGTON, Va., February 7, 2017—The Charles Koch Institute and the Center for the National Interest today released a poll of 1,000 Americans taken the last weekend of January demonstrating that…