The Monkey Cage: Budget


Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

The new defense budget may change less than you think

The U.S. shift away from counterinsurgency is predictable, but it may not last.

By Elizabeth Saunders and Todd Sechser  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense Budget

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Is Hagel tying America’s hands (and is that a bad thing)?

Can reducing the size of the military reduce the chance of unwise future military occupations?

By David Edelstein  |  02:56 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense Budget

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 12/04/2013

How today’s budget woes owe their debt to the financing of recent wars

How partisanship shapes the way the U.S. finances wars and the debts that follow.

By Gustavo Flores-Mac as and Sarah Kreps  |  11:16 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Budget, Taxes, War Finance