Defense Drumbeats

Feb 19, 2013 Defense Drumbeat

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon spoke with CNN this morning about President Obama's plan to avert sequestration with more defense cuts -- and ignore substantial entitlement spending reform.

Feb 14, 2013 Defense Drumbeat

By: Bill Gertz
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The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress on Wednesday that the military could not afford one more dollar in cuts without scaling back forces and operations.

Feb 7, 2013 Defense Drumbeat

Republicans Were Right: The Pentagon Should Have Sketched Out Budget Cuts
By telling defense officials not to specify sequestration cuts, the White House put them in a terrible position.

By Sara Sorcher

Jan 10, 2013 Defense Drumbeat

In a recent story, the Washington Times explored the effects of the current aircraft carrier shortage on sailors and the broader U.S. security strategy.

Nov 1, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

The Washington Post’s David Ignatius asks in a recent Op-Ed, “Lingering questions about Benghazi”: