Efforts to Cut Deficit Raise Pressure on Military
Silk, Leonard, THE JOURNAL RECORD
The effort to bring down the United States' budget deficit, which has swollen the gross national debt from $1 trillion to more than $2.5 trillion in the last seven years, is increasing the pressure on the military budget.
Confronting the problem of bringing United States' commitments and capabilities into balance, Samuel P. Huntington, director of the Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, writing in the current issue of Foreign Affairs, said the central foreign policy problems of the next administration ``will be in the area of economics, which previous administrations generally avoided.'' He predicted that military spending under the coming …
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