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Biden budget heralds defense policy shift

In early April, President Joe Biden presented his first proposed budget for the United States. In it, defense spending will effectively be cut when accounting for inflation. This could threaten American military readiness and modernization, but the proposal may not get through Congress. As a result, President Biden may have to compromise.

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