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CDI: Defense Budget Tutorial: So You Think You Know The Cost Of Wars

Posted by picard578 on February 1, 2014

By Winslow Wheeler,
Straus Military Reform Project

August 1, 2006

In a seemingly welcome exercise of congressional oversight, Rep. Christopher Shays, R-Conn., held hearings on the cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He’s the chairman of the subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations of the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee. He required testimony by all three congressional research agencies (the Congressional Research Service [CRS], the Congressional Budget Office [CBO], and the Government Accountability Office [GAO]) and by the departments of State and Defense. Read the rest of this entry »

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