Tag Archives: U.S. Defense Budget

Blame the Mission, Not the Missileers

By Tom Z. Collina  In the wake of alarming reports that some Air Force nuclear-armed missile operators have been cheating on performance tests, using drugs, napping on duty, failing to follow safety rules, and more, the Pentagon announced Jan. 23 … Continue reading

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Pentagon Budget Delays Significant Decisions on Trimming Excessive, Expensive Cold War Nuclear Forces

By Daryl G. Kimball (Note: this post was updated on Jan. 27) Today, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta issued a whitepaper outlining the budgetary implications of the Obama administration’s new defense strategic guidance and Congressionally-mandated deficit reduction measures, including the … Continue reading

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