When President Obama took office, he promised to be a new type of commander-in-chief. Many now fear thats exactly what has happened.
Critics find the American military downsizing, and its influence in world affairs wane, creating a dangerous power vacuum. “Fox News Reporting: Rising Threats – Shrinking Military, ” airing Friday at 10 p.m. ET, Saturday at 8 p. m. and 11 p.m. ET and Sunday at 9 p. m. and midnight ET on Fox News Channel and anchored by Bret Baier, analyse the phenomenon that is the Obama military.
One of the signs of the presidents new approach is his deep budget cuts. Numerous defense programs have been scrapped, and the troops are being cut backthe Armys active force threatens to drop below pre-World War II levels. As former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates tells Fox News, after he worked hard to cut hundreds of billions from the Obama military budget, he was then told to cut hundreds of billions more. Gates fears less fund today will mean more American blood later.