Time's Battleland: The "strategic pivot" to Asia now committed, Pentagon can float allegedly deep cuts
Nice piece in the NYT today previewing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's much-anticipated announcement of almost a half-trillion in defense cuts over the next decade.As Mark Thompson just noted, not a whole lot of details. We are told that the US military will no longer plan to fight two wars simultaneously - long a preferred fantasy. Now, it will be able to fight one big war (guess who that is), plus be able to spoil another's attempted dirty deeds (let's say Iran's counter to Israel's attack on its nuclear facilities).
Read the entire post at Time's Battleland blog.