We Can’t Afford Peace Institute With All The Wars

Politico's Matt Wuerker illustrates the funding disparity between the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Institute of Peace.

Politico’s Matt Wuerker illustrates the funding disparity between the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Institute of Peace:

Despite a budget of only $44 million, a small fraction of the costs of the Tomahawks fired by the U.S. in the first few hours of Operation Odyssey Dawn, there have been calls to eliminate USIP entirely.

via Laura Rozen

 

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Comments

  1. Ben Wolf says:

    USIP generates good information. We have them to thank for the comprehensive and independent reporting of the Iraq Study Group which settled once and for all that Iraq had no active WMD programs.

    Maybe that’s why it has to go. It told the truth one to many times.