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Military Budget

Cuts Can Provoke Restraint

Rather than adopting a strategy of restraint to get savings from the Pentagon, budgetary cuts can be used to produce restraint. A large cut to Pentagon spending could spark an evaluation of priorities and generate support for elements of a…

America’s War Culture

For most of the opinion-making class in America today, war is the default position. Representatives of establishment newspapers and TV news operations are not likely to grill someone who favors U.S. military intervention somewhere –…