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December 14, 2012

By Suzanne Dershowitz

Bipartisan Letter Calls for Reducing the Pentagon Budget



National Security 22 Representatives from both sides of the aisle signed on to a letter endorsing strategic Pentagon budget cuts as part of any "fiscal cliff" deal.

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Topics: National Security

August 6, 2012

By Angela Canterbury

Audit the Pentagon: POGO Applauds New Bipartisan Initiative



Although the Pentagon budget has ballooned by billions in the past decade, it can’t even produce a basic financial statement. But last week, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) and a bipartisan band of senators introduced a bill to fix this outrage and increase acco

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Topics: National Security

September 13, 2012

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

A House of Pentagon Pork



National Security The House will be voting on bills today that will undo sequestration, keep Pentagon spending off the table, and force the military to keep equipment it doesn’t want.

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Topics: National Security

August 6, 2012

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

Defense Contractor Time Machine: Less Spending, More Jobs, Analysis Reveals



For nearly a year, defense contractors have been arguing that potential cuts in Pentagon spending could have a devastating effect on jobs.

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Topics: National Security

March 19, 2012

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

Members of Congress Oppose Using Budget Gimmicks to Fund the Pentagon



Overseas contingency operations (OCO) funds, which have been used to pay for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, should only be used to fund emergency military operations, according to a recent letter from six Republican Representatives to the House Appropri

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