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Effects of sequestration on the Pentagon

If the debt reduction supercommittee fails to come up with spending cut recommendations by Nov. 23, automatic across-the-board cuts will go into effect. Lawrence Korb of the Center for American Progress analyzes what these cuts could mean for the Pentagon.

Tags: DoD Report , Center for American Progress , supercommittee , budget , In Depth , management , deficit reduction , sequestration

Friday - 10/28/2011, 06:50pm EDT

Analysis: DoD 2013 budget to lead to makeover or minor adjustments?

Lawrence Korb, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and former assistant Defense secretary for manpower and logistics, has analysis with The Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

Tags: Center for American Progress , DoD , budget , Federal Drive

Friday - 01/27/2012, 09:33am EST

A look at McHugh's credentials

Tags: Army , Defense Secretary , John McHugh ,

Wednesday - 06/03/2009, 10:05am EDT

Afghanistan plan: details and analysis

Democrats are complaining about President Barack Obama's order to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan and Republicans are unhappy with his promise to withdraw troops in 18 months. Congressional lawmakers are holding two days of high-profile hearings on the war, beginning today.

Tags: security , DoD , Center for American Progress

Wednesday - 12/02/2009, 09:08am EST

DoD's impending crisis a myth, critics say

Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said repeatedly over recent weeks that operating the Defense Department under 2010 funding levels represented a "crisis on my doorstep." Several Defense spending critics said the assessment was overblown.

Tags: DoD , Congress , DoD budget , Robert Gates , Gordon Adams , Christopher Preble , Center for American Progress , Cato Institute , American University , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 02/16/2011, 07:06am EST

Why DoD shouldn't ask troops about 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

We get analysis from Lawrence Korb, former assistant secretary of defense.

Tags: management , DoD , 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' , DorobekInsider

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 03:48pm EDT

In Depth Conversation: Getting defense acquisition reform right this time

Deputy SecDef Bill Lynn says the "stars are aligned" for defense acquisition reform. What evidence exists that such reform will fare better this time?

Tags: In Depth Conversation , management , Contracting , Defense , DoD , defense department , William Lynn , Jacques Gansler , Robert Burton , defense acquisition reform

Wednesday - 12/23/2009, 07:07pm EST

Those Left Behind

Tags: mngt , Iraq , troop strength

Friday - 02/27/2009, 09:37am EST