Obamas Battle On Stimulus Shows Threats To His Agenda
The level of spending required to perform a broad range of missions will require steady, robust funding for several years. Predictable levels of defense spending will allow the military to reset, rebuild, and modernize arsenals and train forces for all types of warfare. However, forcing the military to make unnecessary trade-offs, accepting too much risk, assuming that potential threats will never materialize, or not reducing global military commitments in line with changes in defense strategy could ultimately produce a hollow force that is unready, unable, or too small to fulfill its operational demands or that is at a technological disadvantage on the battlefield.
Obama’s Battle on Stimulus Shows Threats to His Agenda