The Consequences of Shrinking America's Military
As America draws down troops from Afghanistan, cuts back on military spending and the size of its military, many worry that America’s leadership in the world and ability to protect its allies is eroding. On this edition of America Abroad we travel to Estonia, Japan, and Saudi Arabia to speak with US allies as well as officials and experts in Washington to understand how America’s defense cuts are perceived around the world.
This program was hosted by Madeleine Brand. It was written and edited by Martha Little and produced by Rob Sachs with help from Flawn Williams. Additional production help at KCRW was provided by Mario Saavreda, Phil Richards, and Andrew Walsh