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Defense Spending as Share of State Economies is Shrinking | Military.com

Defense spending is playing a smaller role in state economies across the U.S. as the military shrinks and budget caps remain in place, the Pentagon said in a new report….

GOP Candidates Offer Military Spending Proposals | National Taxpayers Union

During last week’s GOP debate, much of the policy focus was on issues related to foreign policy and national defense. Nearly every candidate had something to say about how they would utilize…

Air Force Admits: Our New Stealth Fighter Can’t Fight – The Daily Beast

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is supposed to replace almost 90 percent of America’s tactical aviation fleet. Too bad it ‘wasn’t optimized for dogfighting,’ according to the Air Force. David…

Carly Fiorina’s Military Would Cost an Extra $500 Billion (And That’s Before the New Nukes) | The Daily Beast

The surging presidential candidate sounded awfully hawkish at the last GOP debate. But those talons don’t come cheap. Kate Brannen GOP presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina put forward an ambitious plan…

Obama’s General Just Set His ISIS War Plan on Fire | The Daily Beast

In the span of two hours, a cornerstone of the U.S. strategy toward the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria crumbled—loudly, and in public.   Testifying before the Senate…