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Pentagon Prepares for Deep Budget Cutsi
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Luis Ramirez
December 18, 2012 10:47 PM
The part of the U.S. government set to be hurt the most if U.S. lawmakers and the White House don't reach a budget deal is the Defense Department, which is set to take about half the budget cuts. Discussions have been going on at the Pentagon on where the U.S. military will have to make nearly 10 percent reductions totaling $500 billion in the next decade. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.

Pentagon Prepares for Deep Budget Cuts

Luis Ramirez

Published December 18, 2012

The part of the U.S. government set to be hurt the most if U.S. lawmakers and the White House don't reach a budget deal is the Defense Department, which is set to take about half the budget cuts. Discussions have been going on at the Pentagon on where the U.S. military will have to make nearly 10 percent reductions totaling $500 billion in the next decade. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.