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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…

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…

Trump overstates credit for $700 million in savings for F-35s | PolitiFact Florida

President Donald Trump told military commanders in Tampa that he will deliver new airplanes at a massive savings to taxpayers. “We’re going to be loading it up with beautiful new…

America Has Too Many Military Bases | The National Interest Blog

The Defense Department estimates that nearly one-quarter of its current bases serve no military need. Members of Congress have a hard time agreeing on virtually anything, and they’re already butting…