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Back to the Future -- Jeffrey Lewis, Foreign Policy
Missile defense doesn't work, so of course Congress is doubling it.
Reading through the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2013 is a surreal experience. While the rest of us are watching our elected officials careen from one (self-inflicted) macroeconomic crisis to the other, largely over issues related to the national deficit, the FY2013 NDAA appears to exist in a Neverneverland of constantly rising defense budgets despite increasingly dire warnings about the country's fiscal health.
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My Comment: I agree .... a waste of money that could be better spent elsewhere.