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Blog Post | Foreign Policy in the U.S. Presidential Debates

What the next president needs to think about on defense strategy

February 10, 2016, Michael E. O'Hanlon

With President Obama’s last budget proposal headed for Capitol Hill this week, there will be little drama concerning defense. The next truly interesting debates about America’s defense budget will likely play out on the presidential campaign trail. This is a debate we need. It is not, however, a debate that we are yet having—at least not in serious terms.

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