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‘How do you buy $7 billion of stuff you don’t need?’ | POLITICO

Bryan Bender Fifty-four years ago, the brand-new Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara thought he could bring Pentagon spending on everyday items under control by applying efficiencies he had used to…

DOD News | FederalNewsRadio.com

Bill Hartung, Arms and Security Project, Center for International PolicyChairman John McCain of the Senate Armed Services Committee says the Pentagon doesn’t have a sequestration problem. Instead it has a…

What it takes to get a soldier’s boots on the ground | Marketplace.org

​ by Adam Allington President Obama wants Congress to authorize a U.S. military-led operation against ISIS in Syria and Iraq. The president says he’s not committing the country to another…

February 2 – Obama Urges Parents to Vaccinate Their Kids; The President’s Four Trillion Dollar Budget; After Five Years of Cuts, an Increased Defense Budget | Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Then finally, we look into the president’s $585 billion 2016 budget for the Pentagon that reverses a five year drop in military spending. Mandy Smithberger, Director of the Strauss Military…

A closer look at the budget | Capital Insider | WJLA.com

President Obama’s $4 trillion budget has been delivered to Congress. Now, analysts are pouring through the pages, dissecting what it means for federal spending in 2016. Steve Ellis, vice president…