2013 FPI Forum Cited in National Defense Magazine

National Defense's Sandra I. Erwin writes:

“It's not isolationism. It's ignorance,” said Dov S. Zakheim, a former Pentagon comptroller during the Bush administration. Voters do not seem to understand the damage that budget games of chicken inflict on the nation’s security and economic prosperity, he said Oct. 22 at a Foreign Policy Initiative forum in Washington, D.C.

FPI is a nonprofit advocacy group that promotes the role of the United States as a superpower.

“America's economic security, which we all care about, really depends on stability. And stability depends on the United States' ability to maintain its military capability,” Zakheim said.

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