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Frederico Bartels

Frederico Bartels is a policy analyst for defense budgeting at the Heritage Foundation's Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy.

China’s Defense Spending Is Larger Than It Looks

Accounting for true purchasing power, Beijing’s military budget is about 87% of America’s.


The Fiscal Calm Before the Storm

Next year’s budget will face three pressures that make it unlikely to be characterized as sustained or predictable.