Defense Budget and War Costs: An Independent Look
Full Committee Hearing
The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on February 23, 2010 to get an independent look at the defense budget and war costs. The Committee heard testimony from three leading experts: Dr. Cindy Williams, Dr. Gordon Adams, and Mr. Paul Van Riper.
A transcript of Chairman Conrad's opening remarks, archived video of the entire hearing, and other materials are below, including the prepared testimony of the witnesses.
Transcript of Sen. Conrad's Opening Remarks
Charts Used During the Hearing