The U.S. military has enough force, strength and funding to handle security threats around the globe for the near term, but that won’t be the case if mandatory cuts under the Budget Control Act kick in again in two years, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says. “Sequestration limits strategic options,” Army Gen. Martin Dempsey told a security conference in Aspen, Colorado July 24. He said congressional compromises have given the Defense Department some relief from ...
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