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Defense expert explains drawback of proposal to consolidate security assistance programs

The drawdown in Afghanistan is highlighting the challenges of security assistance the United States provides around the world. One proposal is to consolidate those programs the Defense Department shares with the State Department into a single program at Foggy Bottom. That plan, though, would be a “big mistake,” according to Brent Sadler, senior fellow for […]

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Reducing operation and maintenance spending frees up resources in defense budget, says policy analyst

The new budget topline adds about $10 billion for the Pentagon, but experts say the increase will only cover the cost of inflation. Pay increases Congress is likely to mandate mean less buying power next year for the Pentagon than this year. Frederico Bartels, Senior Policy Analyst for Defense Budgeting at The Heritage Foundation, said […]

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The 2021 Index of U.S. Military Strength

LTC Dakota Wood (USMC ret.), Senior Research Fellow for Defense Programs at The Heritage Foundation, assesses the strength of each branch of the military at this time

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Updates on the Chief Management Officer role

Frederico Bartels, Senior Policy Analyst for Defense Budgeting at The Heritage Foundation, discusses the National Defense Authorization Act and the argument for keeping the Chief Management Officer role

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Government Matters Panel

Trump memo reorganizes National Security Council

Loren DeJonge Schulman, deputy director of studies at the Center for a New American Security, and James Carafano, vice president of foreign and defense policy at the Heritage Foundation, discussed controversial changes to the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council.

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Government Matters Panel

Trump memo reorganizes National Security Council

Loren DeJonge Schulman, deputy director of studies at the Center for a New American Security, and James Carafano, vice president of foreign and defense policy at the Heritage Foundation, discussed controversial changes to the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council.

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Defense Matters with Dakota Wood

Is BRAC still a four-letter word on Capitol Hill?

Dakota Wood, senior research fellow for defense programs at The Heritage Foundation, discussed his list of priorities for the defense budget in fiscal year 2018.

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Agency in Motion: IRS

Watch Agency in Motion: IRS Wednesday, October 20th at 8:30 and 10:30 PM on WJLA 24/7 News
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