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Next US defense chief will not gut military
Posted By kurtnimmoadmin On July 1, 2011 @ 7:06 am In Old Infowars Posts Style,World at War | Comments Disabled
July 1, 2011
Incoming US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is determined to avoid gutting the American military despite the prospect of difficult budget decisions looming, a Pentagon spokesman said Thursday.
“He (Panetta) believes that it is a false choice between fiscal responsibility and national security,” spokesman Douglas Wilson told reporters.
Amid mounting fiscal pressure, the defense budget “will be an important item on his agenda,” Wilson said.
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