Indefensible Budget Cuts

September 13, 2011

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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Defense and Security

Budget, Debt, and Deficits

In his testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, Max Boot argues that the impact of budget cuts has the potential to devastate our armed forces and do more damage to their fighting capacity than any other external foe.

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