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The Obama administration $640.5 billion fiscal year 2014 request for military spending authority is predictably unrealistic and excessive.
Sequestration is not a dirty word. It forces choice, which the U.S. political system evades especially when spending in the name of defense.
This report outlines a series of options for defense savings in FY 2013.
What defense budget the United States should have and what defense budget it can afford are separate questions.
The United States needs a defense budget worthy of its name, one that protects Americans rather than wasting vast sums embroiling us in controversies remote from our interests.