Underreported: The Massive Obama 2011 Defense Budget
Thursday, April 08, 2010
President Obama’s Nuclear Posture Review was released this week and has been hailed in some arms control circles for its limits on the first-use of nuclear weapons by the United States. But, the Obama Administration’s FY 2011 defense budget—even when adjusted for inflation—is larger than any Pentagon budget since World War II. We’ll talk to Slate’s "War Stories" columnist Fred Kaplan about the Obama defense budget on today’s Underreported segment. Mr. Kaplan is also the author of the book 1959: The Year Everything Changed, you can hear his last interview with Leonard here.