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Gordon Adams

Distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center

Gordon Adams is distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center and professor emeritus at the School of International Service, American University. In 1993-97, he was the senior White House budget official for national security programs.

Thornberry Is Getting Rolled by the Services

The HASC chairman’s proposed reforms would roll back consolidations that have been saving money for decades.


Time to Get Out of Syria

The national security 'blob' who warn departure would be a disaster are wrong.


A Firewalled Nuke Fund Is Bad Budgeting and Bad Planning

It’s a budget gimmick that would promote waste and push off hard choices about tomorrow’s nuclear arsenal.


Obama Is About To Launch A New Nuclear Arms Race. There’s a Better Way.

Despite his anti-nuclear words, the president is about to cave to the nuclear arms priesthood.