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LIGNET: US Hollows Out Defense Budget, Asks NATO to Pick Up Slack

LIGNET: US Hollows Out Defense Budget, Asks NATO to Pick Up Slack
A soldier from the U.S. Army's 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, carries his backpack following a homecoming ceremony at Fort Knox, Ky., on Feb. 27.

Friday, 28 February 2014 06:13 PM

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's austere vision of U.S. defense spending priorities, if approved by Congress, would slash the military to the size it was before the 9/11 attacks, rendering the United States far less capable of handling two wars at once.

Few are praising the plan, which appears to assume that increased European defense spending will cover NATO's growing security gap.

Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis by LIGNET's top intelligence experts.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's austere vision of U.S. defense spending priorities, if approved by Congress, would slash the military to the size it was before the 9/11 attacks, rendering the United States far less capable of handling two wars at once.
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