Opinion: The Cold War Budget Tool That Could Save The Pentagon

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In the 1980s, the U.S. was in an arms race with the Soviet Union. In some areas, the U.S. had the lead; in others, the Soviets had the competitive advantage. But what was puzzling was the Soviet’s ability to not just match but to exceed U.S. capabilities, from an economy that was significantly...

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