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America Abroad: Shrinking America’s Military

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Cpl. Timothy P. Chesnavage, U.S. Marine Corps
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This special Memorial Day program airs May 26, 2014 at noon and 8pm on 90.5 WESA.

The Pentagon has announced plans to shrink the U.S. military to pre-World War II levels following the end of the war in Iraq, and the continued withdrawal from Afghanistan. On this edition of America Abroad, hosted by Madeline Brand, hear reactions to a smaller U.S. military from allies in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East and whether America's ability to advance its interests is compromised. 

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