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Open Letter to the Super Committee

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.

Over the next two months, the bipartisan "super committee" set up under the debt ceiling deal will work to find $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction over the next decade. Given the long-term threat that the federal deficit poses to American security, power, and interests, it is imperative that the committee make real progress toward getting our nation’s fiscal house in order.

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

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Authors

Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow

Alex Rothman

Policy Analyst

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