Welcome to "What's New in National Defense,? a podcast on military
technology and defense industry trends, from the January 2008 issue
of National Defense Magazine.
In this month"s edition, we give you a foretaste of what is shaping
up to be a most contentious debate about the nation’s defense
Next month, Congress will receive the Pentagon’s budget request for
fiscal year 2009. At the same time, a budgetary stalemate continues
over funding for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
It may seem odd that, at a time when the Pentagon is getting more
money than ever, fiscal dilemmas are looming.