11Apr 3, 2005
Department of Defense Budget Issues
The guest recently wrote a policy analysis saying that the $400 billion defense budget is unnecessary to fight terrorism or protect the country from traditional military threats. He emphasized ...
27Mar 29, 2005
Size of the U.S. Army
Experts discussed reasons for decreasing the size of the U.S. Army. Mr. Pena said that the United States needs to eliminate its obsolete Cold War era military deployments around the world ...
7Feb 22, 2005
Iraq Exit Strategies
Panelists talked about the security situation in Iraq, operational objectives, and options for “near term” withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq. They also talked about the practical ...
10Dec 16, 2003
Participants talked about self government and democracy in Iraq and about the time line for drafting a constitution and holding elections. Among the issues they addressed were the impact of the ...
21Apr 23, 2003
Fiscal Year 2004 Defense Budget
The panelists evaluated the fiscal year 2004 Defense Department budget. Topics included the history of defense budget spending, defense transformation, military technology, combating terrorism, ...