The real US defense budget is even bigger than you think — here's a dollar-by-dollar tour of the national security state
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The Trump administration's most recent budget includes $750 billion for the Pentagon.

That near-record sum is only part of the US national-security spending, the total of which is much higher, according to William D. Hartung and Mandy Smithberger.

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In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure.

If passed by Congress, it...

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