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Defense Review

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Defense Review

Defense Review

Defense Review

Only Available in Archive Formats.

President Bush campaigned last year on a promise to restore the power and morale of the United States armed forces. But this year he introduced his first budget with scarcely any increase in spending for the military. The president said he wanted to conduct a strategic review of all U.S. defense needs. That review is nearly complete now, and it appears some weapons systems long sought or supported by the Pentagon are on the chopping block. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports from the Pentagon.

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