Deficit Hawks Are Enabling The Next US War

By Lindsay Koshgarian, -

Back in April, progressives in Congress succeeded in halting a vote that included a military budget increase. In July, most of those same progressives — including powerhouses like Reps. Barbara [...]

US Military Budget, Its Components, Challenges, And Growth

By Kimberly Amadeo, -

Estimated U.S. military spending is $989 billion. It covers the period October 1, 2019, through September 30, 2020. Military spending is the second largest item in the federal budget after Social [...]

Divided Senate Approves Huge Two-Year Military Budget

By Jason Ditz, -

Passed last week in a 284-149 vote in the House, split heavily along party lines, the two-year compromise budget deal reached between President Trump and Democratic leadership has passed the [...]