The Wars of the Future and the Wars of the Past

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As we talk about his year's Pentagon budget, remember this: the US spends more on the military services, their arms and equipment than the rest of the world's nations combined.  And the spending may well go up, despite cuts in some high-profile programs in what Secretary Robert Gates calls a “reform budget.”

Credits

Guests:
Spencer Ackerman - Daily Beast - @attackerman, Winslow Wheeler - Center for Defense Information, Richard Aboulafia - Analyst, Teal Group, John Nagl - President, Center for a New American Security

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Katie Cooper