Stars and Stripes
by Matthew M. Burke
By Howard P. “Buck” McKeon
Washington -- After the President released his new defense strategy last week, it did not take long for military analysts, editorial boards and members of the House Armed Services Committee to recognize the danger in a strategy that retreats from world leadership at a time of uncertainty and makes America less safe.
The 82%: New poll results show that 82 percent of respondents do not want the super committee to cut spending on defense programs, including programs for soldiers and veterans.
“Going from three cops to two cops in a pretty rough neighborhood”
1. Half of Sequestration Triggers Will Fall Directly on Defense
Washington – Today the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee released the third in a series of videos highlighting the immediate and "irreversible damage" that sequestration cuts will do to America's military.
The Hill confirmed yesterday what Armed Services Committee Republicans have been warning about for months: The cost of the first wave of Budget Control Act defense cuts is more expensive than anticipated.