Hagel Proposes Cuts to Defense Budget

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Pentagon spending on personnel has skyrocketed since September 11. Robert Gates, former Defense Secretary for both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, calls the inability to reduce it one of his "biggest failures." Now, the current Secretary, former Senator Chuck Hagel, says the time has come. Julian Barnes covers the Pentagon for the Wall Street Journal.

Credits

Guest:
Julian Barnes - Wall Street Journal - @julianbarnes

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Jenny Hamel, Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis