A new think tank report proposes a blueprint for how the Pentagon should grapple with sequester-sized defense cuts.
The report from the Stimson Center being released Tuesday details how the Pentagon could cut $50 billion from its budget with a defense strategy that “maintains U.S. national security while meeting required budget levels.”
The report proposes 27 recommendations for budget cuts in the 2015 budget, and is written as an update to a strategy document last year that did not assume sequestration would remain for the full decade.
It was prepared by Stimson’s 17-member defense advisory committee, which includes “two former vice chairmen of the Joint Chiefs, a former Air Force chief and a former chief of naval operations.
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