Pentagon Begins QDR In Earnest

By Christopher J. Castelli / September 16, 2013 at 8:16 PM
The Defense Department's Quadrennial Defense Review has begun in earnest, with new working groups on Pentagon policy issues and efficiencies conducting frequent meetings to weigh risks and develop major budget-cutting proposals for the White House. "It is just really cranking up and we're optimistic that it will link together our strategic choices with the budget," Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey told following a recent appearance on Capitol Hill. The QDR is being led...

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