STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
Pentagon’s Not Properly Funding Its Trillion-Dollar Nuclear Costs
By Daily Bell Staff – July 01, 2016
Tomorrow never comes: neglecting the nuclear force … In 2014, following several high-level embarrassments, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel ordered two enterprise-level reviews of nuclear forces. Remarking on their findings, Hagel said, “the internal and external reviews I ordered show that a consistent lack of investment and support for our nuclear forces —over far too many years — has left us with too little margin to cope with mounting stresses.” -WarontheRocks.com
This article published in June makes a case that the Pentagon’s nuclear weapons ought to be funded in a disciplined manner every year.
We have a different issue. The review the article refers to was carried out in 2014, and is indicative of the larger, troublesome issue affecting the Pentagon.
The Pentagon investigates itself.