War budget

How far will the United States go? The time has come to ask the Bush Administration about the war on terrorism, its aims and costs. Senate majority leader, Senator Tom Daschle (D–S.D.), began the task gingerly enough on February 28: "I think there is expansion without at least a clear direction." This came after several weeks of "mission creep." The Pentagon has now sent troops to the Philippines essentially in pursuit of a group of bandits; that move was followed by...

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