Event: Understanding the Pentagon Budget Request

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Room 2360, Rayburn House Building

Join the Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation and a panel of distinguished experts as we discuss the President’s FY17 Defense Budget Request.  


  • How does this year’s spending relate to peak spending in previous years?
  • Is the Pentagon’s budget properly aligned with our national security priorities?
  • Are we delaying difficult budget choices?

Panel includes:

Larry KorbSenior Fellow, Center for American Progress


Wendy JordanSenior Policy Analyst, Taxpayers for Common Sense


Ben FriedmanResearch Fellow in Defense & Homeland Security Studies, Cato Institute


Please RSVP to Jake Meixler at JMeixler@armscontrolcenter.org. Refreshments will be provided.