Stimson in the News

Stimson Strategic Agility study is featured by Newport News Daily Press

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Can Hampton Roads avoid painful budget cuts from another round of sequestration? A new report has a few suggestions.

Convene another round of base-closings. Retire an aircraft carrier. Cut nearly 60,000 Defense Departmentcivilians nationwide.

Those are among the recommendations listed in a report released this week from a non-partisan security think tank whose members include former chiefs of the Navy and Air Force, as well as a former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

The report from the Stimson Center’s Defense Advisory Committee recommends nearly $50 billion in budget cuts. It pitches the plan as a sound, strategy-based alternative to the automatic, across-the-board sequester cuts.

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