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Does our country need one half of the world's army?

With the nature of war changing and military spending adding pressure to our long-term debt, we look at what the main priorities should be for a 21st century American military.

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30 Issues Data: Drone Sentiment Map

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

As part of the Brian Lehrer Show's 30 Issues in 30 Days series, the WNYC Data News team is designing interactive visualizations, tools and graphics to illuminate the data behind the issues. Join the full conversation on the Obama and Romney military record here..

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A new draft makes sense to my notions of fairness, smart decision-making and national unity. But I have a hard time getting too passionate about imposing a draft.

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Super Committee Countdown: Rethinking the Defense Budget

Thursday, November 17, 2011

With the deficit super committee defense budget "trigger" on the line, Travis Sharp, Bacevich Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), looks at what the funding priorities are for the US military. 

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