Of Men and Materiel: The Crisis in Defense Spending
By Gary Schmitt
National Security Outlook
The defense budget has grown appreciably since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. But too little of the increase has gone to purchase new equipment or to increase the size of the Army and the Marine Corps. The result has been a “hollow buildup” that makes it increasingly difficult for the U.S. military to carry out its part of America’s national security strategy.
The U.S. has more military might than any nation in the world, or all put together.
If it may be imperfect but it's still doing the best and trying to better.
We probably can do better