9/12/2013

Budget cuts and sequestration threaten the nation's ability to respond militarily to crises around the globe, and could hamper possible action in Syria, U.S. defense officials say. "[U]nless we act to address the damage of continuing resolutions and sequestration, [maritime actions] are options which may be limited or just not available in the future," said Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, speaking recently at the National Defense University.

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