U.S. Defense Budget
Brookings Institution scholars talked about the need to reduce the U.S. defense budget, and its impact on the national debt and national… read more
Brookings Institution scholars talked about the need to reduce the U.S. defense budget, and its impact on the national debt and national security. Topics included weapons modernization and China. Alice Rivlin and and Michael O’Hanlon suggested reducing the defense budget while Robert Kagan argued that reducing the defense budget while the United States faces so many dangers from abroad is too risky.
The program included questions from members of the audience. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Martin S. Indyk Vice President and Director Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
- Robert Kagan Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
- Michael E. O'Hanlon Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Foreign Policy Studies Program
- Alice M. Rivlin Member National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
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