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NPR highlights Gates’ defense budget cuts August 11, 2010

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On Monday, August 9th Defense Secretary Gates announced that the Pentagon will be recommending several significant changes in an effort to streamline operations and preemptively ward off political pressure to cut defense spending.  These include closing of the US Joint Forces Command and imposing a 10 percent cut reduction in funding for contract employees.

Today’s NPR Morning Edition features Budget Insight’s Gordon Adams, helping to put these cuts into context.  Click the link below to listen:

http://npr.vo.llnwd.net/kip0/_pxn=0+_pxK=17273/anon.npr-mp3/npr/me/2010/08/20100811_me_02.mp3?dl=1

Gordon Adams returns to “This week in Defense News” with Vago Muradian August 1, 2010

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Sunday, August 1st, Dr. Gordon Adams appeared on This Week in Defense News, hosted by Vago Muradian. Dr. Adams was joined by Todd Harrison from the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments to form an expert roundtable to discuss the Defense Business Board report that recommended significant cuts to the defense budget.  Click here to view the entire discussion.