27/01/2012 |

Will Cutting the Defense Budget Leave America at Risk?

January 27, 2012 by IPB

In this article from The Atlantic Jeffery Smith breaks down the so-called ‘budget cuts’ to the Pentagon, touching on everything from jobs affected to potential security risks.

Smith states: “Actually, describing it as a cut is a misnomer. The plan actually calls for an increase in the national security budget over the next decade — but it would scale back the 18 percent boost previously set for that period.”