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Global Threats Are High. Now Is Not the Time to Shortchange National Defense Budget.

One of the unexpected consequences of COVID-19 is it forced the U.S. government to reexamine how it does its job, including how it spends on national defense. Right now, Congress must be give careful attention to the national defense budget, even as they face increasing pressure to spend on domestic programs and on issues abroad.

These competing interests come at a particularly inopportune time. The United States needs to give more support—not less—to the U.S. military in order adequately defend U.S. interests against evolving threats, according to the newest edition of The Heritage Foundation’s Index of U.S. Military Strength, which releases …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal