America Cannot Afford an Endless War in Afghanistan By Jim … Continued
The U.S. is planning to build a nuclear armed cruise missile, but at what cost?
The Pentagon’s budget gimmicks are set to continue as the Air Force finalizes massive contract for the Long-Range Strike Bomber, writes Sarah Tully in this op-ed for The National Interest.
The United States spent over $600 billion on the Pentagon this last year. That’s more money than the next seven countries combined. It’s also more than every other U.S. federal agency combined. Despite this extravagant budget, the Pentagon is the only agency that has never passed an audit, as required by law. What does that mean: the Defense Department can’t account for how it is spending all of its money.
Angela Canterbury was quoted on President Obama’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act in The Hill’s overnight defense round-up.
Our statement on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was sent to the President on Tuesday night.
On October 21, Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate President Pro Tempore Orrin G. Hatch formally completed action on the fiscal year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and sent it to President Obama. The president now has ten calendar days, excluding Sunday, to either veto or sign the bill. Here are ten reasons the president should veto the NDAA.
A closer look a the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act.