The Lawfare Podcast
The Lawfare Podcast: The American Defense Economy and the Future of American Prosperity
Cody M. Poplin Sat, Aug 22, 2015, 2:14 PM
As observers of the defense industry will know, recent developments, such as sequestration and contractor consolidation, have squeezed the American defense industry, resulting in the scraping of long-term research and development projects for short-term cost savings. While the effects of defense budget cuts and their impact on national security is often discussed, much more rarely talked about is how defense budgetary pressures will effect the overall strength of the American economy.