Defense Budget

Congress Prepares One-Week CR as Lawmakers Work Toward Full-Year Funding Deal

The continuing resolution would push off a government shutdown from Friday night to Dec. 23.

Stop Building a Military to Attack China

Concentrate instead on deterring Beijing, and keeping a Chinese invasion force from going anywhere.

Cyber, Speed, and UFOs: A Tour of Tech Provisions in the 2023 NDAA

The defense policy bill also prods the intelligence community to follow other defense agencies’ emerging-tech efforts.

Austin Urges Congress to Pass a Budget, Citing China Threat

But the secretary left inflation, supply chain, and worker woes out of his speech to the Reagan National Defense Forum.

Why Defense Budgets Will Stay High After the Ukraine War

The war is exposing how European nations were underinvesting in defense, and the critical role that renewable energy will play in transatlantic security.

Fully Fund America’s International Affairs Budget

Few investments reap larger rewards than the less-than-1% we spend on diplomacy and development.

Defense Firms Sound Inflation Alarm as Congress Mulls 2023 Budget

One trade association says Pentagon would lose $110 billion in buying power.

Ukraine’s Supporters Aim to Create Long-Term Aid Mechanisms

Leaders from NATO, the U.S., and others will gather to discuss ideas on Thursday.

The Pentagon Gets the Better Part of a Trillion Dollars a Year. Why Isn’t That Enough?

The budgeting process has calcified, with huge sums going to the priorities of yesteryear.

A Look At Tech Amendments In The 2023 House NDAA

The bill, which boasted several hundred amendments, has provisions that touch on cyber education, spectrum, and satellites.

Tampons and Tulips? Lawmakers Pitch 650 Amendments to Annual Defense Bill

Other proposed changes to the House defense authorization act would delay new ICBMs and hasten warship retirements.

Ukraine Aid Oversight Hindered by Pentagon Record-Keeping, Watchdog Says

The IG report follows congressional concerns about oversight and efforts to coordinate with State and USAID.