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Wastrels of Defense

How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security

by Winslow T. Wheeler

  • 26 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Patronage, Political,
  • Dept. of Defense,
  • United States - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • USA,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • Defenses,
  • United States,
  • Waste in government spending,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Appropriations and expenditure,
  • Congress,
  • Economic aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8852456M
    ISBN 10159114938X
    ISBN 109781591149385

    ter for Defense Information in Washington, D.C. He has authored two books: “The Wastrels of Defense” (U.S. Naval Institute Press, ) about Congress and national security, and “Military Reform” (Praeger Security International, ). From GIs Lack Armor, Radios, Bullets. What About The Troops, Asks 60 Minute's Steve Kroft who has written a book called "The Wastrels of Defense," says congressmen routinely hide.

    He has authored two books: The Wastrels of Defense () and Military Reform (). Stanford Security Studies An imprint of Stanford University Press and co-published with the Center for Defense.   Wheeler’s book, “The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security,” will be available from the Naval Institute Press in October. Join the debate on Facebook More articles by Author: Winslow Wheeler.

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