Trump’s Defense Spending Increase Could Actually Make the U.S. Less Safe

President Dwight Eisenhower said in 1960 that the U.S. should spend as much as necessary on defense, but not one penny more. Before Congress approves the massive 10% increase in defense spending proposed by President Donald Trump—which will be offset by slashing the budgets of the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency, as well as killing several domestic programs—the legislative body must be able to explain why current spending levels are insufficient.

This article was originally published in Fortune.