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Rick Berger

Research Fellow, AEI

Rick Berger is a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Previously, he was a professional staff member at the Senate Budget Committee where he worked on defense, foreign affairs, and veterans’ issues.

Consider a National-Team Approach to the Next ICBM

Boeing’s decision not to bid on the Air Force’s replacement program doesn’t have to be a disaster.


All the Ways the US Military’s Infrastructure Crisis Is Getting Worse

The weather damage to Tyndall and Offutt AFBs adds to a multibillion-dollar backlog of deferred maintenance that’s taking a strategic toll.


Why Withdrawing from Syria and Afghanistan Won’t Save Much Money

The president’s desired troop drawdowns aren’t even penny-wise, and they’re probably pound-foolish.