Richard Danzig

Freedberg Jr., Sydney J.
July 2008
National Journal;7/12/2008, p12
An interview with Richard Danzig, one of the top advisers on defense policy of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, is presented. He says withdrawing combat forces from Iraq generates some savings and costs as well. He stresses the difficulty in controlling the defense budget given the large and increasing costs of long-deferred equipment modernization programs. Also mentioned is the need for an individual to have the ability to recognize that some pressing expenses should be cut back.


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