U.S. Strategy, Force Plans, and the FY2010 Defense Budget
April 9, 2009
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates provided the first indications of how he will seek to shift the U.S. defense budget and program in his press briefing of April 6, 2009. This briefing, however, raised at least as many questions as it answered. This Burke Chair analysis examines many of the strengths and weakneses of the proposed FY2010 defense budget.