Budget Cuts Will Require New Defense Strategy, Analysts Say

Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 10:14 PM ET) -- Deficit wars in Congress and looming budget cuts have rendered the U.S. Department of Defense's current strategic plan obsolete, requiring the military to adjust its long-term strategy and acquisition practices to match its scaled-back funding, according to a Friday policy paper from the Brookings Institution.

To deal with decreased funding in the future, the DOD needs to take far more dramatic steps than it has outlined in recent policy and budget documents, according to Gary Roughead and Kori Schake, analysts with the Brookings Institution's “Hamilton Project”...
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