Tuesday, March 3, 2009

******Foggy Bottom to Get Much Bigger $$ Hike Than Pentagon Under Obama Budget

In Another Break From Bush, President Aims to Make Good on His Campaign Pledge to Strike a Balance Between 'Soft Power' and 'Hard Power' in Pursuit of U.S. Foreign Policy; Budget for State Department Is Hiked by 10 percent, While Defense Department Sees Only a 1.4 Percent Increase