Anti-war groups take aim at Space Force, ICBMs, missile defense

Progressive groups want to restrict the hiring of defense industry executives for top DoD posts and reduce the number of support contractors in the Pentagon.

A group of progressive and anti-war organizations in a memo to President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team ask the incoming administration to make deep cuts to military budgets, and specifically target the U.S. Space Force, the next-generation ICBM and missile defense programs. 

Among the key demands in the memo are to restrict the hiring of defense industry executives for top DoD posts, reduce the number of support contractors in the Pentagon, and eliminate the so-called “overseas contingency operations” account used to fund expenses outside the normal budget process.

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