Growing Budgetary Costs of the Iraq War

Growing Budgetary Costs of the Iraq War

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Includes statements by: John M. Spratt, Jr., Chmn., House Comm. on the Budget; Paul Ryan, ranking minority member, House Comm. on the Budget; Adrian Smith, a Rep. in Congress from the State of Nebraska; Peter R. Orszag, Dir., Congressional Budget Office (CBO); Linda J. Bilmes, Kennedy School of GovAit., Harvard Univ.; and Amy Belasco, Specialist in U.S., Defense Policy and Budget, Congressional Research Service (CRS). Addendum: Majority and minority slides presented during the hearing.During war-time operations, the services realized the importance of these items and requested substantial funding in ... the Armya#39;s repair depots do not target items needed by units preparing to deploy but simply repair equipment as it returns. ... gives DOD (and Congress) an alternate funding vehicle that is not subject to standard budget caps, and hence a potentially ... new.items/d07814.pdf; GAO-07-439T, Defense Logistics: Preliminary Observations on the Armya#39;sanbsp;...

Title:Growing Budgetary Costs of the Iraq War
Author:John Spratt
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2009-01-01


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