By CHRISTOPHER DREW
With the signing of a military bill, President Obama pared more weapons systems than any president in years.
NYTIMES: Victory for Obama Over Military Lobby
When the Obama administration proposed canceling a host of expensive weapons systems last spring, some of the military industry’s allies in Congress assumed, as they had in the past, that they would have the final say.
But as the president signed a $680 billion military policy bill on Wednesday, it was clear that he had succeeded in paring back nearly all of the programs and setting a tone of greater restraint than the Pentagon had seen in many years.
WE'RE FIGHTING TWO WARS AND OBAMA CUTS THE DEFENSE BUDGET.