Chart: Not Slowing Pentagon Growth After Wars End Would Be Unprecedented

Congress is getting cold feet about knocking the Pentagon's budget back to 2006 levels. You read that right, 2006 levels, when times were no doubt quite good for a Pentagon and defense industry supporting two wars abroad. But to not slow the growth of the Pentagon after wars end would be an historical first for the U.S. since World War II. This chart says it all: 

Source: Time magazine


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