Trump’s Pentagon Budget Boost: Shades of Ronald Reagan

by Gordon Adams The last time a president went for a peacetime defense budget increase of the magnitude the Donald is seeking was 1981. Showing no originality, the current office-holder has even borrowed Ronald Reagan’s bumper sticker: “Peace Through Strength”!… Continue Reading  

The Pentagon’s War on Accountability

by William Hartung Now you see it, now you don’t. Think of it as the Department of Defense’s version of the street con game, three-card monte, or maybe simply as the Pentagon shuffle.  In any case, the Pentagon’s budget is… Continue Reading