The Pentagon may have been instructed not to plan for sequestration, but that guidance may result in an inter-service showdown come next April, should the $1 trillion reduction in government spending take effect. The director of the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the deputy defense secretary have explained sequestration as a straight, clean, across-the-board cut. But in the absence of new, clear guidance from OMB, the military services are making their own plans, ...


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