Category Archives: Reports

Protecting Priorities DOD Sequestration-Level Funding Estimates | Stimson Center

By Russell Rumbaugh and John Cappel The Department of Defense’s recently released “Estimated Impacts of Sequestration-Level Funding” offers the first detailed glimpse at how the military’s budget might look if…

The Unaffordable F-35: Budget History and Alternatives | Taxpayers for Common Sense

Download: Alternatives_to_the_F35.pdf At least $8 billion of the Pentagon’s budget for fiscal year 2015 is devoted to a single aircraft program: the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Already on track to…

U.S. Defense Spending vs. Global Defense Spending | Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation

By Laicie Heeley In 2013, the most recent year for which complete data is available, the U.S. approved $600.4 billion in defense budget authority (fiscal year 2014 dollars). This figure…

A User’s Guide to the Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Budget | Center for American Progress

By Lawrence J. Korb, Max Hoffman, and Kate Blakeley Endnotes and citations are available in the PDF version of this issue brief. The U.S. Department of Defense’s fiscal year 2015…

Fighting the Caps: FY15 House Budget Resolution | Stimson Center

By Russell Rumbaugh Rep. Paul Ryan, Chairman of the House Budget Committee, has released his proposal for the House budget resolution. Like the President’s budget request, it ignores the statutory…