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Defense Must Be Part of Debate to Reduce Spending

Lawrence J. Korb explains why defense spending must be part of the conversation to reduce the federal budget.

Because of the need to deal with our federal debt, all parts of the federal budget must be on the table when looking to reduce spending, including and particularly defense.

The above excerpt was originally published in The Telegraph. Click here to view the full article.

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Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow