Why not cut the Pentagon budget?

By Judith LeBlanc This week, the debate on the federal budget deficit continues to rage, but not in DC. It’s in town hall meetings across the country during the Congressional recess and on the [...]

Congressional progressives urge Obama to change Afghanistan strategy

Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and its newly formed Afghanistan Taskforce have sent a letter (pdf) to President Obama urging “a comprehensive rethinking of our military mission, [...]