The New Austerity
At a time when pensions and ever other type of non-corporate type of spending is under fire, even the military is expected to make sacrifices. see
Drew, Christopher. 2010. “Military Costs Under Review in Bid to Trim Waste.” New York Times (28 June).
take-away line: “Mr. Gates has said he would like to see the Pentagon’s base budget, excluding the war costs, grow each year by 1 to 2 percent after inflation.”