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‘Fiscal cliff’ threatens the national defense

• Washington Post OpEd
Democrats who talk of “going over the cliff” as a way to gain leverage over Republicans on taxes may not have fully considered what this could mean for the military. While bases would remain open, uniformed personnel would remain on duty and operations in Afghanistan would continue, the Defense Department could be forced to fire more than 100,000 civilian workers in the first weeks of the new year

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