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Stephen Daggett, Defense Spending, and More from CRS

We note with sadness the death last week of Congressional Research Service analyst Stephen Daggett, who tutored generations of Members and congressional staff in the intricacies of U.S. military spending.  Although I did not know him personally, I read his work and learned from him for many years.  Our condolences to his family and his [...]
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U.S. Military Casualty Statistics, and More from CRS

Military / US Military : Secrecy News (9 months ago)

Last week the Congressional Research Service published updated U.S. military casualty statistics for post-9/11 operations in Iraq and Afghanistan through January 2014. There have been 4,410 U.S. military deaths in Operation Iraqi Fr... Read Post

More Turmoil at the Congressional Research Service

Military / US Military : Secrecy News (2 years ago)

A long-simmering dispute over the role and character of the Congressional Research Service now threatens to boil over in the form of a clash between CRS management and CRS analyst Louis Fisher. Fisher, a specialist in American gover... Read Post

Contesting the American Military “Decline”

Military / US Military : War is Boring (5 years ago)

by DAVID AXE “We are in the midst of a shift away from American military predominance towards something different,” DoD Buzz quoted Congressional Research Service analyst Stephen Daggett saying. The American-decline motif has been a... Read Post


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