Jul 2, 2021 • 40M
The trillion-dollar plane that can't fly: Dan Grazier on the F-35 fighter
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In this week's episode, Kelley, Dan & Barb talk to Marine Corps veteran and Project on Government Oversight defense analyst Dan Grazier about the boondoggle F-35 fighter, and how the anti-China threat inflation is driving procurement in the Pentagon. He gets into how the sausage is made in the Pentagon budget, and we got close to losing our appetite. In the intro segment, we talk about Biden's recent trip to Europe and NATO's new "China mission."
Dan Grazier's latest article, "Inflating the China Threat to Balloon the Pentagon Budget"