The pitched battle over what new warplane Canada should purchase has crossed a new threshold in a subcontractor’s TV ad that features two young boys debating the merits of Boeing’s legacy F-18 fighter and Lockheed Martin’s fledgling F-35 aircraft. 276 more words
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Spending on “defense” in America accounts for almost five percent of GDP, and that’s just the stuff on the books. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were funded via supplemental spending bills outside the federal budget, and that tab has twelve zeroes on it (Read: more than $1,000,000,000,000 and counting).
Brookings: Opinion: Michael E. O'Hanlon & Kay B. Hutchinson: Saving Defense Dollars: From Base Realignment to Overhead Realignment & Closure
Saving Defense Dollars: From Base Realignment and Closure to Overhead Realignment and Closure | Brookings Institution.
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