U.S. Defense Budget
The program included questions from members of the audience.
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.
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Martin 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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