The buzz words will be “budget cuts,” but that hardly explains
all the dimensions of the Defense Department strategy changes
President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta
announced Thursday at the Pentagon.
- “[O]ur military will be leaner,” Obama said Thursday, “but the
world must know—the United States is going to maintain our military
superiority.” The New York Times has
a full wrap-up of the press conference.
- Deeper cuts next year? A
Reuters analysis questions where the DOD—and Panetta,