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Another Day, Another Proposal from Panetta to Cut the Military Budget By Not Cutting It


From Bloomberg:

Defense spending in 2013 would be reduced 1 percent from this year’s initial $525.3 billion request before growing annually 1.8 percent in 2014, 2.3 percent in 2015, dropping to 1.9 percent in 2016 and increasing 2.2 percent in 2017, according to a Nov. 29 Office of Management and Budget document.  The administration plans $82.54 billion in funding for the Afghanistan and Iraq wars for 2013, according to OMB.

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