If Congress and the White House don’t strike a deficit-reduction deal, cuts kick in at the Pentagon.
Possible $52.3 billion cuts in the Pentagon budget would not knock the U.S. from its position as #1 military superpower spender. How much are we talking about?
President Obama is commander in chief of 1.5 million active duty military troops. That’s less than half the military’s peak level in 1952.
The U.S. has sent almost $300 billion in military and economic aid to troubled Middle East and Central Asian countries over the past six decades, Egypt first among them - but the results suggest that we can't just buy peace.
Use of cell phones, computers and other technologies has exploded in recent years, having a profound impact on American life and exponentially increasing the data trail we each leave on the servers of major technology companies and in the cloud.
1 in 5 veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are diagnosed with PTSD. And veterans account for 20 percent of U.S. suicides.
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