Rogers: Nuclear Modernization, Missile Defense Cuts Pose National Security Threat

By Courtney Albon / April 24, 2013 at 4:13 PM
The Obama administration's fiscal year 2014 defense budget request cuts nuclear modernization efforts to "dangerous" levels and lacks a strategy for the implementation of a follow-on Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia, according to a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL), chairman of the panel's strategic forces subcommittee, spoke this morning at an event on Capitol Hill about the budget request's treatment of nuclear weapons, missile defense and satellite programs. Rogers said he was...

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