war on the rocks

Defense Budget Woes, Soon behind Us

January 26, 2018

Episode Notes:

The U.S. government shutdown earlier this week raised a number of defense budget issues into the public consciousness, both specific to the shutdown itself as well as the long-term effects of seemingly perpetual continuing resolutions. Mackenzie Eaglen, Resident Fellow at the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute, talks with Jason about the implications of this, and why she’s optimistic about the Defense budget for the rest of the year.