Defense Drumbeats

Mar 28, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

By ARTHUR C. BROOKS, EDWIN J. FEULNER AND WILLIAM KRISTOL

In an election year, it's all too easy for politicians to defer hard choices until after the polls have closed in November. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) has taken the more difficult road with his "Path to Prosperity" budget.

Mar 27, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

"A Path to Security"
Thomas Donnelly, Gary J. Schmitt | The Weekly Standard
March 24, 2012
                                   

Mar 21, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
WASHINGTON- Rep. Buck McKeon, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee wrote the following opinion editorial that appears in Politico this morning:
Mar 16, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
Makes bold critique of President Obama's defense strategy and previews legislative proposals
Mar 7, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
In his most recent Sunday column in the Washington Post, Robert Samuelson repeats the refrain that sequestration would be devastating for our military.
Mar 7, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

This week at a hearing of House Budget Committee on the Department of Defense and the FY13 Budget Request, Chairman Paul Ryan delivered opening remarks in which he pushed the Obama administration to honestly confront the real drivers of our debt, rather than make deep cuts to America's defense capability.

Mar 7, 2012 Defense Drumbeat
In an interview on Fox News last week, retired four star and former Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, General Jack Keane was asked about comments President Obama made to ABC News claiming he listens to his commanders on the ground.
Mar 5, 2012 Defense Drumbeat

The Washington Post reported on Sunday that China’s Communist Party rulers plan to boost military spending by 11 percent this year.  As a result, China’s public defense budget will pass the $100 billion mark for the first time.  In the pa

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