The Economic Impact of Declining Defense Spending
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Still, the sum appropriated through fiscal 2016 was $105.6 billion less than was projected in the fiscal 2011 defense plan, according to Katherine Blakeley, a research fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.
Ambassador Eric Edelman participated in the Passing The Baton: Prioritizing National Defense In The Next Administration During The Transition at the 2016 Reagan National Defense Forum
A new study from the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, “How Much is Enough? Alternative Defense Strategies,” reports on military spending plans produced by teams from five think tanks, including Cato.
Inside the Pentagon, Mattis was known for being assertive with the use of U.S. forces, said Bryan Clark, who was a top aide to Adm. Jon Greenert, the chief of naval operations from 2011 to 2015.
Ambassador Eric Edelman interviewed Senator Ben Sasse at the FPI’s day-long forum on foreign policy and national security. Senator Sasse talked about U.S. engagement in the world and foreign policy priorities for the 115th Congress. He also expressed his views on American exceptionalism and the importance of democratic ideals.
Dr. Thomas Mahnken moderates a Defense Innovation Panel during FPI’s day-long forum addressing a range of national security and foreign policy issues. This portion included a panel discussion with national security experts on defense innovation and cybersecurity challenges.