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A $ Trillion Here, a $ Trillion There

Winslow Wheeler, director of the Straus Military Reform Project, engaged with Michael O’Hanlon of the Brookings Institution, Linda Bilmes of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and Robert Hormats of Goldman Sachs to discuss the costs of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the economic impact here at home and the absence of ethical, forthright leadership from anyone in the executive branch of government or Congress to confront the disturbing issues. The discussion occurred on National Public Radio’s The Diane Rehm Show on Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

To access the NPR broadcast, please click here.

The goal of the Straus Military Reform Project is to secure far more effective military forces and much more ethical and professional military and civilian leadership at significantly lower budget levels.

We would like to thank Philip A. Straus Jr. and family for their generous support.

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