Everything on the Table: The Case for Rethinking the Pentagon Budget

Panel DiscussionEverything on the Table: The Case for Rethinking the Pentagon Budget

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Aug 21, 2020  | 49 sec read | Print Article

This article by R Street Events first appeared in R Street Events on August 20, 2020

TCS Senior Policy Analyst, Wendy Jordan, took part in this panel, Everything on the Table: The Case for Rethinking the Pentagon Budget. The other speakers were Jonathan Bydlak of R Street’s Fiscal and Budget Policy Project, Andrew Lautz, Policy and Government Affairs Manager at the National Taxpayers Union, and Mandy Smithberger, Director of the Center for Defense Information at the Project On Government Oversight.

Listen in to hear Ms. Jordan’s thoughts on the history of Overseas Contingency Operations spending, unfunded priorities lists, and how COVID relief bills are being used to funnel more money to defense contractors.

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