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Just How Big Is The Defense Budget?

Numbers have a precision to them that isn’t always warranted. Take your very own U.S. defense budget, for example. Even after you’ve learned the difference...

Targeted Spending

Skeptics of the level of U.S. military spending sometimes like to say “We’re in an arms race – with ourselves!” In other words, we’ve been known to peddle our...

Connecting the Dots…

Last week a top Pentagon soothsayer peered into the future and found the Defense Department running out of money. Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense...

Pentagon Sequestysteria

Ever since the Cold War ended, the Pentagon has been pushing to become more “flexible” and “agile,” to use two words frequently heard at Defense Department...

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Top 10 Most Expensive Military Planes

As the Senate votes to cut military spending on the $350 million F-22 fighter, here's a look at the military aircraft with the biggest price tags

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