Tag Archives: DoD Reforms

Why the U.S. Spends More on War Than It Does on Diplomacy | Newsweek

Jonathan Broder President Barack Obama has long insisted that force alone can’t resolve America’s toughest challenges abroad. But if budgets are a window into a nation’s priorities, the U.S. values…

The U.S. Army’s War Over Russia | Politico Magazine

Top brass profess to be really worried about Putin. But a growing group of dissenters say they’re overreacting to get a bigger share of the defense budget. Mark Perry During…

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,…

Auditors criticize Pentagon for wasting property and ammunition | The Center for Public Integrity

At eleven o’clock most mornings in the city of McAlester, Oklahoma, residents feel the ground shake as bombs go off at an army ammunition depot nearby. Smoke sometimes billows from…

Don’t Blame a Weaker Military on Money | The National Interest Blog

Bad management is the real problem. Daniel L. Davis In recent weeks, there’s been a steady drumbeat in the media of calls to increase defense spending. In newspapers, TV and…