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Report: Sequestration slashed DoD contract spending by 16 percent in 2013

Analysis by the Center for Strategic and International Studies shows R&D took the biggest hit, dropping by 21 percent in a single year. But payments to large firms and spending on large contracts got some degree of protection.

Tags: DoD , sequestration , DoD budget , contracting , industry , R&D , David Berteau , Greg Sanders , Jared Serbu

Friday - 10/17/2014, 08:32am EDT
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Dov Zakheim, Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies

The Defense Department could look a lot different if sequestration continues past fiscal 2015. DoD would invest $66 billion less in procurement and research and cut 17 joint strike fighters. The Air Force would drop its entire fleet of KC-10 tankers. The Navy would sideline six destroyers. In Depth with Francis Rose asked Dov Zakheim, senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and former Defense Department Comptroller, if the new Pentagon report is a serious strategy document or a scare tactic.

Tags: Dov Zakheim , DoD , In Depth

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 05:58pm EDT
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DoD, industry must learn to share radio spectrum as it grows more scarce

The Pentagon will release a new strategy Thursday to address the growing spectrum needs. It will emphasize agile sharing of radio spectrum between government and industry.

Tags: technology , DoD , industry , spectrum , Robert Wheeler , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 04:20am EST
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Budget experts blame lawmaker 'disengagement' as source of DoD turmoil

Former top staffers say current members of Congress no longer have a stake in any particular appropriation or authorization bill making its way through the legislative gauntlet one reason why DoD and the rest of government continue to stumble from one continuing resolution to the next.

Tags: DoD , Congress , sequestration , budget , Jim Dyer , Steve Cortese , Charles Houy , David Lyles , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 05:51am EST
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Hagel warns of dangers in deep cuts to defense

Tags: Chuck Hagel , DoD , spending , budget ,

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 03:10pm EST

How will draw down in Middle East affect DoD's operational energy?

The Center for Strategic and International Studies examines DoD's operational energy for the upcoming decade as military branches restructure and draw down in the Middle East.

Tags: Pentagon Solutions , DoD , Maren Leed , operational energy , Sharon Burke , Robert Ruark , In Depth

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 07:44pm EDT
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From left, right and center, analysts beg DoD to tackle overhead costs

In an open letter to congressional leaders and to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, a broad array of military scholars argue the cost of running the Pentagon bureaucracy soon will crowd out the spending necessary to fight and win wars.

Tags: DoD , budget , military compensation , BRAC , workforce , Jared Serbu , Larry Korb , Gordon Adams , Center for American Progress , Todd Harrison , Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments , Stimson Center , Brookings Institution , David Berteau , Mackenzie Eaglen , American Enterprise Institute

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 05:13am EDT
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Budget constraints challenge State's continued presence in Middle East

The fiscal 2013 budget leaves uncertainty about U.S. operations in Iraq, as the mission shifts from the Defense Department to the State Department.

Tags: Stephanie Sanok , DoD , State , Iraq , Afghanistan , diplomacy , budget , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 02/21/2012, 09:52am EST
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House, Senate cyber plans have much in common

James Lewis of the Center for Strategic and International Studies says the strategies of the chambers differ but the policies are actually similar.

Tags: James Lewis , cybersecurity , technology , In Depth , Congress , House , Senate

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 05:57pm EDT
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The Bottom Line

Tags: mngt , Steven Schrage , G-20 , SK

Monday - 11/17/2008, 09:37am EST
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