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6 Reasons to Keep the Defense Budget Sequestration Cuts
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6 Reasons to Keep the Defense Budget Sequestration Cuts

Lawrence J. Korb explains why Congress shouldn't repeal sequestration.

Unless Congress acts to repeal sequestration, the core defense budget (exclusive of war costs) for FY 2013 will be "only" $472 billion, about $50 billion less than the Pentagon requested. There are at least seven reasons why Congress should not act.

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Authors

Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow