30 Nov '17, 11pm

US Strategy Must Change Coz 'We Can't Afford It:' Rep. Smith

US Strategy Must Change Coz 'We Can't Afford It:' Rep. Smith

Cutting the Pentagon budget overall wouldn’t help much, because that just leads to pell-mell cuts to everything without any strategic direction. So, I and other reporters pressed Smith on what a new strategy would look like. After noting the expense of the next generation of nuclear weapons and the size of the American nuclear warhead arsenal, Smith essentially said we have to drop our commitment to try and handle everything around the world at once. This does not mean, he was careful to say when I pressed him, that America will abandon its commitment to being a global power, but it may mean we focus much on our defense industry’s surge capacity instead of the ability to immediately respond to a crisis.

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