Urging both political parties to “pay the price for peace,” Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday said the United States must boost military spending by tens of billions of dollars to help end what he described chaos and conflict around the world.
Former VP Cheney says proposed Pentagon cuts would leave American military might dangerously compromised.
The United States is footing more of the bill for overseas bases in Germany, Japan and South Korea even as the military reduces the number of American troops in Europe and strategically repositions forces in Asia, a congressional report says.
Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan next year may see their war tours extended because budget cuts will drastically limit training for brigades to replace them, the top Army general said Friday.
Vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said he didn’t understand a comment made by President Barack Obama in regards to bayonets and horses during a heated discussion on military spending.