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With our $1.4 trillion deficit, it looks increasingly likely that significant defense cuts must be part of any deficit reduction package. As the debate about how much to spend on defense arises again, even many Republican legislators agree that defense should be on the table.

It is important to note, however, that this is not a new debate.

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Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow