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As Global Threats Grow, Obama Slashes U.S. Military Muscle
Investors.com ^ | July 15, 2015 | IBD Editorial
Posted on 7/15/2015, 7:11:31 PM by jazusamo
Defense: Even as the U.S. faces unprecedented security challenges, the Obama administration continues to slash the military. Cuts in funding and troop levels are leading to a dangerous lack of readiness.
President Obama’s most recent reduction in forces is a big one: The Army last week announced it would drop 40,000 soldiers from its ranks, a reaction to ongoing deep budget cuts.
These cuts are real, deep and damaging — unlike spending in the rest of the federal government, where spending continues to rise. Since 2011, the Army’s “base budget” has plummeted by nearly 18% in real terms.
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