Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 07/2014

Making the Case: The President's Budget is a Step in the Right Direction

Ben Freeman, Mieke Eoyang

March 2014

Third Way


The simple fact is that President Obama is giving more money to the military than Ronald Reagan ever did. In this memo, we show how the President’s Defense budget prepares us for the conflicts of the future, not the past.