U.S. Army soldiers arrive at their home base of Fort Hood, Texas, after being part of one of the last American combat units to exit from Iraq in December 2011.(Getty Images)
U.S. Army soldiers arrive at their home base of Fort Hood, Texas, after being part of one of the last American combat units to exit from Iraq in December 2011.
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America—Hollowing Out the Military

May 7, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
Sequestration hollows out America’s military preparedness.
 

As I downloaded the Washington Post’s article quoted below, an interesting thing happened. A huge advertisement for the German industrial giant Siemens popped up at the head of the article. Siemens has been a vital component of Germany’s defense industry for well over a century.

That graphic advertisement was akin to sending a message that even as sequestration will rob the U.S. defense budget of $52 billion over the next two years, Germany is highly gearing for increased expenditure on the expansion of its military hardware.

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