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A U.S. military transportation vehicle at the Port of Beaumont upon return from deployment overseas.

Photograph by Aaron M. Sprecher/Bloomberg

A U.S. military transportation vehicle at the Port of Beaumont upon return from deployment overseas.

Defense Cuts, More Around the Cliff — Add That, `Budgeteers’

Don’t forget about the other sequester. While all eyes are on the so-called fiscal cliff, a second round of automatic spending cuts, one that will carve $11 billion out of the Pentagon’s budget, is set to kick in shortly after...

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A soldier from the 3rd Platoon, Delta Coy, 1-64 Armoured Batallion of the U.S. Army operating under NATO mounts an night-time operating post at Devils hill near the Kandahar Air Field.

Photograph by Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images

A soldier from the 3rd Platoon, Delta Coy, 1-64 Armoured Batallion of the U.S. Army operating under NATO mounts an night-time operating post at Devils hill near the Kandahar Air Field.

Washington Daybook: Doomsday

Call it the Doomsday budget. The White House today will release its plans for automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that could result from the failure of the so-called Super Committee to agree on a deficit reduction plan last year. The report,...

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