HKS Authors

See citation below for complete author information.

Albert J. Weatherhead III and Richard W. Weatherhead Professor of Public Management, Emeritus


With the prospects of several years of trillion-dollar deficits, finding ways to staunch the red ink by saving money on existing government programs is imperative. President Barack Obama should call on the defense industry to make voluntary price reductions on existing contracts for weapons systems, spares and outsourced maintenance during the next two years. According to recent press reports, defense spending is a priority for savings.


Kelman, Steven. "Asking the Defense Industry to Give Back." Federal Computer Week. February 23, 2009.