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Billy Ostermeyer

Researcher, Security Assistance Monitor

Billy Ostermeyer is a graduate student at the Harvard Kennedy School and a researcher with the Security Assistance Monitor (SAM) at the Center for International Policy. He is a graduate of Claremont McKenna College and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Boost Defense Spending? Congress Owes Us a Better Explanation

The proposed 2022 budget plus-ups add to a long history of hiding flimsy arguments behind dramatic rhetoric.