2019 defense budget tradeoffs are unavoidable, one expert says
November 13, 2018 10:36 am
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The Trump administration has gotten Congress to go along with a defense budget for this year that’s a solid 14 percent more than that of 2017. Mark Cancian, senior adviser for the international security program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said there’s no getting around the tradeoffs among readiness, force expansion and modernization. Cancian joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share his analysis of the 2019 defense budget.
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