U.S. Budgets for National Security

Pie chart showing Fiscal Year 2011 U.S. Federal Budget.

National defense accounts for 19% of the 2011 U.S. federal budget. (Image by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

17.953

As Taught In

Fall 2010

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course is for students who want to know how the dollars we spend on national security relate to military forces, systems, and policy choices, and who wish to develop a personal tool kit for framing and assessing defense policy alternatives.

Archived Versions

Williams, Cindy. 17.953 U.S. Budgets for National Security, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-953-u-s-budgets-for-national-security-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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