Study Confirms: U.S. Military Superiority ‘Has Eroded to a Dangerous Degree’

The American military’s superiority “has eroded to a dangerous degree,” and U.S. ability to win a war against adversaries like China and Russia “is increasingly in doubt,” a bipartisan report commissioned by Congress to evaluate U.S. President Donald Trump’s defense strategy revealed on Wednesday, echoing other assessments.

Arizona National Guard soldiers line up as they get ready for a visit from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey prior their deployment to the Mexico border at the Papago Park Military Reservation Monday, April 9, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

World View: Washington Joins the World in Explosive Spending Splurge

End of sequestration signals explosive new spending splurge in Washington; The Iraq war had nothing to do with the federal deficit; Government receipts plunged when the bubbles burst; The high federal deficit is caused by bubbles bursting, not the Iraq war

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