Our military can’t meet its mission if we underfund it


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Once in a while, real-life events serve as analogies that sum up what everyone knows, but most do not want to admit. This past week, we were presented with another example of this phenomenon: the U.S. Army’s floating pier to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza became unmoored and went adrift due to heavy seas. The image of an unmoored and adrift floating pier aptly describes the direction of our military, unmoored as it is from the reality of the threats facing it and without the resources needed to confront them. In this case, one has to ask how the United...