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Katherine Blakeley

Katherine Blakeley is a research fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, a former defense policy analyst at the Congressional Research Service, and a Ph.D candidate at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

The Trump Administration Just Missed Its Best Shot at a Military Buildup

In its first year, when big changes are easiest, the White House chose domestic cuts over national security.


Here’s Why the Proposed Military Retiree Benefit Cuts Are No Big Deal

Here are six reasons why it is hard to make an argument that the U.S. government is not acting in good faith for the men and women in uniform. By Lawrence Korb and Katherine Blakeley