Stimson in the News

Stimson’s new report on defense budget is featured in the Fiscal Times

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In an effort to reduce costs, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has pledged to cut the Army by 80,000 soldiers while reducing the size of the Marines by a an unspecified amount. But a new study by former military commanders suggests that Hagel could be cutting much, much more – while doing no harm. 

The report, issued by the non-partisan Henry L. Stimson Center released on Tuesday, found that DOD could cut an additional 60,000 troops and 50,000 civilian workers without harming the military’s operational readiness. 

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