Politics of the Defense Budget

One of the toughest arguments any member of Congress can make is calling for cuts to defense spending, no matter how small. It doesn’t matter if it is a Democrat or a Republican, few elected officials see political currency in being perceived as taking res

By Terrell J. Starr
January 22, 2021
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Terrell J. Starr is the founder of Black Diplomats, a weekly foreign affairs podcast that tells stories and news from a Black perspective.

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