17.953 | Fall 2010 | Graduate

U.S. Budgets for National Security

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.
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments
Presentation Assignments
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.)