Doyle McManus: Hagel trip shows Asia pivot still on
Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times
Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014 12:00 am
The headlines on the Pentagon budget unveiled by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this past week were all about austerity: the smallest U.S. Army since 1940; fewer aircraft, ships and armored vehicles; even some modest belt-tightening on future military pay and benefits.
But one category of military spending largely escaped the budget ax: nuclear weapons.
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