Defending DefensePosted by Randy | February 22, 2012
Over the past several months, I have discussed how the Administration’s defense strategy is not a strategy for a superpower. It’s a menu for mediocrity. Rather than building a military that is lean, agile, and flexible, the Administration has proposed slashing nearly $500 billion in defense spending that risks weakening the pillars of America: trade, jobs, diplomacy, global trust, innovation, and the American way of life.
Last week, I had the opportunity to discuss these issues at a "Defending Defense" Conference on Capitol Hill. Defending Defense is a coalition between the Foreign Policy Initiative (FPI), the American Enterprise Institute (AIE), and the Heritage Foundation to promote a sound understanding of the U.S. defense budget and the resource requirements necessary to sustain America’s preeminent military position in a dangerous world.
Also don’t miss -
· A video on looming defense cuts
Users are solely responsible for the opinions they post here and their comments do not necessarily reflect the views of Congressman Forbes.
Post a Comment
We encourage you to analyze and comment on the posts featured on this blog, but please understand that comments which include campaign content, engage in personal attacks, or include vulgar, profane, obscene, or inappropriate language will be removed from the site. Please note that there may be a brief delay in the publication of your comment.
RECENT POSTS11/26/2014 - FYI: Cold weather tips
11/25/2014 - They don’t sacrifice this
11/25/2014 - Quick question
11/25/2014 - My reflections on this past week
11/25/2014 - Question of the Week: Do you support changes to the immigration laws through executive action by the President, rather than through legislation passed by Congress?
11/20/2014 - No amnesty means no amnesty