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The wastrels of defense

Winslow T. Wheeler

The wastrels of defense

how Congress sabotages U.S. security

by Winslow T. Wheeler

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense -- Appropriations and expenditures,
  • Waste in government spending -- United States,
  • Patronage, Political -- United States,
  • United States -- Defenses -- Economic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-267) and index.

    StatementWinslow T. Wheeler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ7537 .W54 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23273346M
    ISBN 10159114938X
    LC Control Number2004015003

    ter for Defense Information in Washington, D.C. He has authored two books: “The Wastrels of Defense” (U.S. Naval Institute Press, ) about Congress and national security, and “Military Reform” (Praeger Security International, ). From to , Wheeler worked on national security issues for members of the U.S. Senate.   Wheeler’s new book, “The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security,” is published by the Naval Institute Press. NOTES [1] .

    He has authored two books: The Wastrels of Defense () and Military Reform (). Stanford Security Studies An imprint of Stanford University Press and co-published with the Center for Defense.   The book will use Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom (and the subsequent insurgency in Iraq) to demonstrate what has been reformed in US armed forces and the Department of Defense, and what.

      His book, The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security (the dictionary defines a wastrel as “one who wastes, especially one who wastes money, a profligate,”), argues that since 9/11, the conduct of Congress has reached a .   Wheeler’s new book, “The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security,” is published by the Naval Institute Press. [1] The .


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