Author Archives: Lawrence Korb

Washington Gasps Over Trump’s Tiny Pentagon Cut

The truth is that it’s not nearly big enough. Here’s why.

Congress Punts on Reforming the Pentagon Budget—Again

Not to mention the massive appropriations package actually harms our national security.

Paul Ryan Blames Defense Budget for Military Accidents

Interestingly, there were more deaths when spending was at an all-time high.

Setting the Record Straight: The Beirut Barracks Bombing

The White House wants to blame Iran, but they’re wrong. I was there.

Lack of Money is Not What Caused Fatal Ship Collisions

The problems in today’s Navy are more systemic than that.

The Road to Kuwait

Iraq War advocates overstate the difficulties of withdrawal.