November 07, 2018

Department of Defense Ordered to Make 5% Budget Cut

Featuring Susanna V. Blume

Source: War on the Rocks "Warcast"

The Trump Administration has directed all federal agencies and departments to make 5% budget cuts. This includes the Department of Defense whose officials assert it needs 2 to 3% growth above inflation to fund its current requirements. Susanna Blume, Senior Fellow in the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security, clarifies what is happening and what to expect.

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  • Susanna V. Blume

    Senior Fellow, Defense Program

    Susanna Blume is a Senior Fellow in the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security. Her research areas include the Defense program and budget, defense posture a...