Melissa Boteach, Lawrence J. Korb, and Alex Rothman ask whether we really need another nuclear missile in our well-stocked arsenal when that funding could help a returning veteran find a job.
Issue Brief Lawrence J. Korb, Alex Rothman, and Max Hoffman grade the Pentagon's latest budget request.
Lawrence J. Korb, Max Hoffman, and Alex Rothman take a long view on Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s budget reductions and find that we’ll need to do more in the coming years to bring military spending under control.
President Obama is wise to use the U.S. drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan as a turning point to update and improve U.S. national security strategy, write Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman.
Issue Brief Sensible reductions in the defense budget must be part of the solution to getting our nation’s fiscal house in order, writes Lawrence J. Korb.
Ending the war in Iraq is a major step toward putting the United States on a more sustainable fiscal path, write Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman.
The House-passed National Defense Authorization Act seeks to prevent military chaplains from performing same-sex marriages, setting up a possible failure to pass a defense funding bill, explain Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman.
To address the national debt and our faltering economy, the super committee must take the opportunity to reduce defense spending to more responsible levels, write Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman.
Lawrence J. Korb and Alex Rothman on why the United States should stick its December 31, 2011 deadline for withdrawal from Iraq.
Several organizations and individuals across the political spectrum have put out plans to reduce defense spending, and many of their suggested cuts overlap.
Lawrence J. Korb, Laura Conley, and Alex Rothman look back on how previous presidents brought defense spending into balance.
Lawrence J. Korb, Laura Conley, and Alex Rothman lay out CAP’s recommendations for saving $150 billion in defense spending annually without harming U.S. security.
Lawrence Korb and Alex Rothman write that the National Defense Authorization Act would waste billions, undermine our national security, and limit the ability of the president and military to ensure our nation's scarce resources are being distributed where they can be most effective.