In The Nation, Bill Hartung reviews IPS Associate Fellow Miriam Pemberton’s new book.
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The co-director of the Institute’s Foreign Policy In Focus project discussed the African conflict on the PBS NewsHour.
Fact Sheet: $440 billion Can be Trimmed from Military Budget Over a 10-year Period Without Compromising National Security
“We can make cuts to the military budget without compromising our national security. The Unified Security Budget shows how to cut Pentagon spending to the levels required by sequestration, but still invest in programs that strengthen national security.” – Miriam Pemberton, Institute for Policy Studies