Opinion: Why Pentagon Budget Boost Is Not A Done Deal

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There is a strong consensus that the U.S. is set to embark on a multi-year period of defense budget growth. Pentagon leadership says 3-5% annual spending growth above the rate of inflation will be needed to increase the size of U.S. forces, modernize equipment and keep the military in a better state...

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