Tag Archives: 2016 Presidential Campaign

A Better, Not Fatter, Defense Budget | The New York Times

The Pentagon can do with far fewer than the 1,700 F-35s it plans on buying. New York Times Editorial Board To hear some military commanders and members of Congress talk,…

Has the American military fallen behind? |The Conversation

One of the prominent themes in this year’s presidential primaries is the state of the American military. In his April 27 foreign policy speech, Republican front-runner Donald Trump summed up…

If You Hate Trump’s Foreign Policy, Wait Until You See Ted Cruz’s |Huffington Post

William Hartung Donald Trump gave what was billed as a “major foreign policy speech” last week, with the aim of demonstrating that he has the knowledge, judgment, and temperament to…

Audit the Pentagon! | The Week

Bonnie Kristian Americans are ready to cut defense spending — if only Washington will let us. A recent University of Maryland survey found that a majority of U.S. voters are…

Donald Trump is right about defense spending – and that should scare you | Reuters

As Trump has pointed out, Washington can build and maintain an amazing military arsenal for a fraction of what it’s paying now. Matthew Gault Donald Trump could be the only…