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U.S. Can Afford $500 Billion in (Smart) Defense Cuts
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U.S. Can Afford $500 Billion in (Smart) Defense Cuts

Lawrence J. Korb and Max Hoffman explain why—and how—the United States can afford to cut $500 billion from the defense budget.

Military officials are presenting all kinds of apocalyptic scenarios about the looming automatic, across-the-board reductions in defense spending.

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Authors

Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow

Max Hoffman

Senior Director