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Behind Bush and Gates' Claims on War Funding

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Behind Bush and Gates' Claims on War Funding

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Behind Bush and Gates' Claims on War Funding

Behind Bush and Gates' Claims on War Funding

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Defense Secretary Gates and President Bush claim that they will not be able to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan without a clean supplemental from Congress by mid April.

Robert Siegel talks with Christopher Hellman, a military policy analyst at Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. Hellman has studied the Pentagon's budget.