Defense Budget Cuts

Dan Goure and Winslow Wheeler talked about the affects of the sequestration process on the defense industry and national defense. They… read more

Dan Goure and Winslow Wheeler talked about the affects of the sequestration process on the defense industry and national defense. They also discussed whether these defense cuts would affect the military. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, including a line for active and retired military.

“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was part of a debt ceiling and tax increase agreement for the Budget Control Act of 2011 and began March 1, 2013. close

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  • Goure, Daniel Vice President Lexington Institute
  • Wheeler, Winslow T. Senior Fellow and Director Center for Defense Information->Straus Military Reform Project
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Aug 10, 2013

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  • Aug 10, 2013 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 10, 2013 | 8:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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